Confederate Outpost

Confederate Outpost (HM1AW1)

Location: Arlington, VA 22207 Arlington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 52.483', W 77° 8.055'

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In August 1861, while U.S. forces were constructing the Arlington line three miles to the east, the Confederates established a fortified outpost on the high ground about 200 yards west of here, to guard the bridge by which the Georgetown - Falls Church Road crossed four mile run. In October they withdrew to Fairfax Court House. The Federals then established a signal station at the top of the hill and constructed Fort Ramsay just across the County Line.
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HM NumberHM1AW1
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Marker Number23
Year Placed1969
Placed ByArlington County Virginia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314856 N 4305038
Decimal Degrees38.87471667, -77.13425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.483', W 77° 8.055'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 28.98" N, 77° 8' 3.30" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5890-5898 Wilson Blvd, Arlington VA 22207, US
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