Kirkland Monument

Kirkland Monument (HM33)

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

N 38° 17.787', W 77° 28.096'

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In memoriam · Richard Rowland Kirkland · Co. G, 2nd South Carolina Volunteers · C.S.A.

At the risk of his life, this American soldier of sublime compassion, brought water to his wounded foes at Fredericksburg. The fighting men on both sides of the line called him "The Angel of Marye's Heights."

Born Kershaw County, S.C., August, 1843 · Sergeant at Fredericksburg, December 1962 · Lieutenant at Gettysburg, July, 1863 · Killed in action at Chickamauga, September 1863.

Dedicated to National Unity and the Brotherhood of Man.
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HM NumberHM33
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByThe State of South Carolina, The Commonwealth of Virginia, Collateral Descendents of Richard Kirkland, and Citizens of the United States. Dr. Richard Nunn Canier, Executive Director of the Richard Rowland Kirkland Memorial Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284152 N 4241589
Decimal Degrees38.29645000, -77.46826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.787', W 77° 28.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 47.22" N, 77° 28' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701-707 Sunken Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US
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