— The Battle of Fredericksburg —Approximately 20,000 soldiers died in this region during the Civil War, their remains scattered throughout the countryside in shallow, often unmarked, graves. In 1865 Congress established Fredericksburg National Cemetery as a final resting place for Union soldiers who died on area battlefields. Confederate soldiers were buried in cemeteries located at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Court House.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 284213 N 4241256|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29346667, -77.46746667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.608', W 77° 28.048'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 36.48" N, 77° 28' 2.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 701-707 Sunken Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US|
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