Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
the United States
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
The Wilderness Chancellorsville
On these fields more then one hundred thousand
men fell in battle
Erected by the National Battlefield
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.
Erected 1928 by National Battlefield Park Association of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #30 Calvin Coolidge series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 14, 1900.
Location. 38° 17.285′ N, 77° 28.522′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, VirginiaTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee Drive: The Confederate Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fredericksburg from Lee's Hill, December, 1862 (approx. ¼ mile away); Lee's Command Post (approx. ¼ mile away); Near Disaster (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pioneers (approx. ¼ mile away); The Second Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Artillery on Lee's Hill (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. (Submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 893 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.