— The Battle of Fredericksburg —The foundation outlined before you marks the wartime home of Edward and Martha Stephens. On December 13, 1862, the house was caught in the vortex of Union attacks against the Sunken Road. Confederate sharpshooters fired from the house windows and roof. The Union artillery shell that killed General Thomas Cobb passed through the house before exploding.
|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 284155 N 4241473|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29540000, -77.46820000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.724', W 77° 28.092'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 43.44" N, 77° 28' 5.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 500-540 Willis St, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US|
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