Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Heights at Smith Run
May 4, 1863
This memorial is dedicated in memory of the 846 Confederate soldiers from Major General Early's Division who were killed and wounded in the defense of Fredericksburg at Smith Run, May 4, 1863.
List of killed and wounded as reported by Surg. L. Guild, C.S. Army Medical Director (Campaign of Chancellorsville)
[Photograph of] Brig. Gen. William Smith
13th Virginia 36
49th Virginia 10
52nd Virginia 12
58th Virginia 28
[Photograph of] Brig. Gen. Robert F Hoke
Brig. Gen. R. Hoke wounded 1
6th North Carolina 29
21st North Carolina 78
54th North Carolina 41
57th North Carolina 70
1st North Carolina Battalion 11
[Photograph of] Brig. Gen. Harry T Hays
5th Louisiana 53
6th Louisiana 81
7th Louisiana 80
8th Louisiana 83
9th Louisiana 72
[Photograph of] Brig. Gen. John B. Gordon
Captain J. Mitchell, AAG., wounded 1
13th Georgia 30
26th Georgia 24
31st Georgia 23
38th Georgia 20
60th Georgia 35
61st Georgia 28
Erected 2014 by Sons of Confederate Veterans’ Matthew Fontaine Maury Camp 1722.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1859.
Location. 38° 18.354′ N, 77° 29.799′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Memorial is at the intersection of Cowan Boulevard and the Smith Run Walking Trail on Cowan Boulevard. Touch 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. The Vermont Brigade Counterattacks (here, next to this marker); Fall Hill Road (approx. ¾ mile away); Tactical Terrain (approx. ¾ mile away); Historic Kenmore and George Washington's Ferry Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Washington: Soldier and Virginia Planter (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Washington: Surveyor and Family Man (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Washington: Statesman and Public Servant (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate and Federal Defenses in May 1863 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
More about this marker. At the top of the marker are photographs of Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee and the commander of Early's Division Second Corps, Major General Jubal A. Early.
The $3,000 granite memorial and bronze plaque, sponsored by the Maury Camp, weigh about 3,300 pounds total. It was approved by the Fredericksburg City Council in March 2014.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,964 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.