Lee Avenue

Lee Avenue (tmp-d2076)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 52.338', W 85° 17.486'

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— General Robert E. Lee, CSA 1807-1870 —

Lee, born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, graduated from West Point in 1829 and joined the engineers. He saw action in the Mexican War. He served as superintendant of West Point 1852-55. He refused the offer to command the US troops at the beginning of the war and resigned from the US Army in April 1861. He served as military advisor to Jefferson Davis, Commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and General in Chief of the Confederate Army. He signed the surrender at Appomattox. After the war he served as President of Washington (later Washington and Lee) University from 1865-1870.
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HM Numbertmp-d2076
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656159 N 3860213
Decimal Degrees34.87230000, -85.29143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.338', W 85° 17.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 20.28" N, 85° 17' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123-299 Gordon St, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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