Lee's Bivouac, Gettysburg Campaign

Lee's Bivouac, Gettysburg Campaign (HM8V)

Location: Markham, VA 22643 Fauquier County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.339', W 77° 59.722'

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Gen. Robert E. Lee established his headquarters here on the evening of 17 June 1863 as the Army of Northern Virginia marched north. Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, who had replaced Stonewall Jackson as corps commander after Jackson's death on 10 May, had cross the Potomac River into Maryland after defeating Union Maj. Gen. Robert H. Milroy on 15 June at Winchester. The way was then clear for Lt. Gen. James Longstreet's corps to enter the Shenandoah Valley at Snicker's Gap and Lt. Gen. A.P. Hill's at Chester Gap. Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry screened the army's flank near Aldie as Lee prepared to invade Pennsylvania.
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HM NumberHM8V
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Marker NumberFF 4
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:24am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 240256 N 4310572
Decimal Degrees38.90565000, -77.99536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.339', W 77° 59.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 20.34" N, 77° 59' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11531-11599 VA-55, Markham VA 22643, US
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