— The Battle of Fredericksburg —This hill served as General Robert E. Lee's command post during the Battle of Fredericksburg. Before the fighting started, Confederate pioneers cut down trees on the front slope of the hill, giving the Confederate leader a better view of the battlefield than is possible today. To his left, he could see Fredericksburg and Marye's Heights. To his right was the broad plain in front of Prospect Hill and the right end of the Confederate line.
|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 283427 N 4240332|
|Decimal Degrees||38.28495000, -77.47616667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.097', W 77° 28.57'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 5.82" N, 77° 28' 34.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1013 Lee Dr, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US|
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