Sunken Road

Sunken Road (HM1RGL)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Country: United States of America

N 38° 17.77', W 77° 28.126'

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Battle of Chancellorsville

This photograph was taken shortly after the Confederates in the foreground were killed on May 3, 1863. This graphic depiction of the human debris of battle is one of the most revealing post-battle photos from the Civil War years, because it was taken with a few short hours after the end of the fighting. The stone wall visible on the left of the photo is the wall at the top of the slope just above you. The Sunken Road of the 1860's still runs beyond the wall. Exhibits and programs and literature available in the Visitor Center tell the story of the fighting around Fredericksburg and of the men who made up the contending armies
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HM NumberHM1RGL
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284107 N 4241559
Decimal Degrees38.29616667, -77.46876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.77', W 77° 28.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 46.2" N, 77° 28' 7.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 672-706 Sunken Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US
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