December 1862In December of 1862, with a Federal attack imminent, General Robert E. Lee deployed his Confederate Army of Northern Virginia along a series of hills around the town of Fredericksburg. Brigadier General Cadmus M. Wilcox and his Alabama brigade took position around the house known as Fall Hill. Union artillery bombarded the town on December 11th and the soldiers watched residents flee west along this roadway.
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:39pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282653 N 4243845|
|Decimal Degrees||38.31640000, -77.48608333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 18.984', W 77° 29.165'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 18' 59.04" N, 77° 29' 9.90" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18830-18884 Rappahannock Canal Path, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US|
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