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General Robert E. Lee

 
 
General Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2017
1. General Robert E. Lee Marker
Inscription. Then Captain, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. resided on this site 1841-1846 Presented by New York Division United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 40° 36.633′ N, 74° 1.906′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Lee Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Fort Hamilton Army Base. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 12-Inch Naval Gun, Mark V, Model 8 (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions) (a few steps from this marker); M1857 12 Pounder Napoleon (within shouting distance of this marker); 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); On July 4, 1776 (about 400 feet away); Spanish 24-Pounder (about 500 feet away); Fort Hamilton (about 500 feet away); Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 236 times since then. Last updated on August 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photo   1. submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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