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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Fredericksburg

 
 
Battle of Fredericksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 12, 2008
1. Battle of Fredericksburg Marker
Inscription. December 13, 1862 the Confederates under Lee defeated the Federals under Burnside in a sanguinary conflict marked by extraordinary bravery on both sides. In a series of gallant charges the Federal army sustained heavy losses and Burnside was forced to recross the Rappahannock.
 
Erected 1927 by Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Chapters, U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.831′ N, 77° 28.136′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is on Hanover Street near Sunken Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ebert House and Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Fredericksburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Original Wall (within shouting distance of this marker); Brompton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fredericksburg Campaign
Battle of Fredericksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 12, 2008
2. Battle of Fredericksburg Marker
Sunken Road and the Kirkland Monument are in the background.
(about 300 feet away); Kirkland Monument (about 300 feet away); Sunken Road (about 400 feet away); Angel of Marye's Heights (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Battle of Fredericksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 12, 2008
3. Battle of Fredericksburg Marker
Looking west down Hanover Street.
Battle of Fredericksburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 25, 2008
4. Battle of Fredericksburg Marker
As seen from the Sunken Road trail.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
5. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,220 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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