Stafford, VirginiaOn April 10, 1863, President Lincoln was here at the Stafford Courthouse headquarters of General O.O. Howard. Taking off his hat to get in Howard's tent, he noticed scripture written on tablets. The men discussed Psalm 23:1 "The Lord is my Shepherd. I shall not want." Later, Linclon selected Howard to be commissioner of the "Freedmen's Bureau" for freed slaves. In 1867, the general founded Howard University in D.C.
|Placed By||Stafford County|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 289700 N 4255477|
|Decimal Degrees||38.42281667, -77.40901667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 25.369', W 77° 24.541'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 25' 22.14" N, 77° 24' 32.46" W|
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|Area Code(s)||540, 703, 202|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1300 Courthouse Rd, Stafford VA 22554, US|
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