Near Fredericksburg in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Start of Sheridan's Raid
Erected 1930 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number E 39.)
Location. 38° 15.276′ N, 77° 29.861′ W. Marker is near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (Virginia Route 1) and Lafayette Boulevard (Virginia Route 1), on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22408, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart (here, next to this marker); Cox House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Chancellorsville Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Longstreetís Winter Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Leeís Winter Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 1.5 miles away); Grantís Supply Line (approx. 1.5 miles away); Virginia Central Railway Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . Sheridan's Raid on Richmond. The raid was part of General U.S. Grant's Overland Campaign of 1864. (Submitted on July 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 979 times since then and 37 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.