Near Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 16.24′ N, 77° 28.16′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Lee Drive, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Artillery Defense (approx. 0.6 miles away); Big Gun at Howison Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Braehead (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lee’s Hill (approx. one mile away); The Pioneers (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Second Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. 1.1 miles away); Artillery on Lee's Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Howison Hill Virtual Tour. National Park Service page. (Submitted on July 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Smaller Map Marker
A photo of the smaller map marker can be found at Civil War Album (link 2 above). The description on the map read:
About 3:30 P.M.
December 13, 1862
— Submitted December 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.