Devision and Reunification - Arlington, VA
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N 38° 52.885 W 077° 04.351
18S E 320229 N 4305658
One of many historical markers at Arlington National Cemetery.
Waymark Code: WM14Y4X
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 09/10/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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The plaque says, "Robert E. Lee, a soldier and scholar, once lived at Arlington House and managed the plantation on this land. After Lee took command of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, the Union Army seized his home. Union soldiers buried their casualties of war on these grounds. Enslaved families endured their struggle for freedom here. A controversial figure today, Lee worked to reunify the country after the American Civil War. The National Park Service welcomes you to explore this place of peace and conflict."
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