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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Calvin Coolidge

 
 
Calvin Coolidge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 21, 2010
1. Calvin Coolidge Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated October 19, 1928
by
Calvin Coolidge
President of
the United States

To commemorate
the beginning of work on the
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania
National Battlefields Memorial,
authorized by act of Congress
approved February 14, 1927,
and embracing the Battlefields
of
Fredericksburg Spotsylvania
The Wilderness Chancellorsville
Salem Church.

On these fields more then one hundred thousand
men fell in battle

Erected by the National Battlefield
Park Association
of
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.

 
Erected 1928 by National Battlefield Park Association of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.
 
Location. 38° 17.285′ N, 77° 28.522′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Drive and Lafayette Boulevard (U.S. 7) on Lee Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fredericksburg from Lee's Hill, December, 1862
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefields image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 21, 2010
2. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Battlefields
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee's Command Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Near Disaster (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pioneers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Second Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery on Lee's Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 730 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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