Near Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lee’s Winter Headquarters
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E 38.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 38° 14.921′ N, 77° 28.743′ W. Marker was near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker was on Mine Road (County Route 636) 1.1 miles east of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stuart (approx. Start of Sheridan's Raid (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bernard's Cabin Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Riverside Plantation: Mannsfield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cox House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away); Longstreet’s Winter Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bernard's Cabins (approx. 1.5 miles away); Engines of Destruction (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
More about this marker. A marker with this same number entitled “Lee’s Headquarters” was erected in the late 1920s on Route 1 at the intersection of Mine Road. It read, “Lee’s headquarters in the winter of 1862–63 were a mile down this road.”
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Confederate winter quarters around Fredericksburg by markers
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,304 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 8, 2013. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.