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Near Fredericksburg in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jackson's Headquarters

 
 
Jackson's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 23, 2009
1. Jackson's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. In an outhouse here at Moss Neck, Stonewall Jackson had his headquarters, December, 1862-March, 1863. He was engaged in guarding the line of the Rappahannock with his corps of Lee's army.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number N 11.)
 
Location. 38° 13.592′ N, 77° 18.582′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on Tidewater Trail (U.S. 17) 1.1 miles east of Pepmeier Hill Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Third Lederer Expedition (approx. half a mile away); Skinkerís Neck (approx. 1.1 miles away); Windsor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stafford County / King George County (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lambís Creek Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Caroline County / Spotsylvania County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rappahannock Academy (approx. 4 miles away); Spotsylvania County / Caroline County (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Fredericksburg.com (05/21/2004). At Moss Neck, it's 1856 again.
Tidewater Trail (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 23, 2009
2. Tidewater Trail (facing east)
Moss Neck was returned to its original splendor in a renovation that took less than a year; today it's for sale for $4.9 million (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Moss Neck Manor Nomination 1999 (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on September 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Tidewater Trail (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 23, 2009
3. Tidewater Trail (facing west)
Moss Neck Gate image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 23, 2009
4. Moss Neck Gate
Moss Neck Manor, Caroline County image. Click for full size.
By National Register Nomination
5. Moss Neck Manor, Caroline County
Moss Neck Manor, Caroline County image. Click for full size.
By National Register Nomination
6. Moss Neck Manor, Caroline County
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,644 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   5, 6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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