Birthplace of Fitzhugh Lee

Birthplace of Fitzhugh Lee (HMDL)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22310
Country: United States of America

N 38° 47.335', W 77° 6.774'

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To the north stood Clermont, the birthplace of Fitzhugh "Fitz" Lee. Born on 19 Nov. 1835, Lee was the nephew of Gen. Robert E. Lee. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1856. During the Civil War, Fitzhugh Lee was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Confederate army and became a major general in 1863. He served with Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stewart and commanded cavalry at Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Lee was the governor of Virginia from 1886 to 1890. He served as Consul General in Havana (1896-1898) and commanded the U.S. Army VII Corps in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Lee died in Washington, D.C. on 28 Apr. 1905.
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HM NumberHMDL
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Marker NumberE 125
Year Placed2004
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 316488 N 4295473
Decimal Degrees38.78891667, -77.11290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.335', W 77° 6.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 20.10" N, 77° 6' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4594-4604 VA-644, Alexandria VA 22310, US
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