Battleground to Community
— Brightwood Heritage Trail —After the rebels were turned back as the Battle of Fort Stevens ended in 1864, scores of Union Soldiers lay cold and silent. Forty-one of them are buried here in this tiny plot dedicated to their sacrifice. President Abraham Lincoln, who observed the battle, spoke at the dedication. At barely one acre, Battleground National Cemetery is one of the nation's smallest.
|Placed By||Cultural Tourism DC|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 3:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 324389 N 4315479|
|Decimal Degrees||38.97070000, -77.02710000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 58.242', W 77° 1.626'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 58' 14.52" N, 77° 1' 37.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6625-6645 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC 20012, US|
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