The Maury Birthplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 17.413 W 077° 38.314
18S E 269237 N 4241309
During the Battle of Chancellorsville, Confederate cavalry chief J.E.B. Stuart made his HQ at the Maury birthplace.
Waymark Code: WM1RV0
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/03/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
Views: 58

Known as the Brick House on Civil War maps, Matthew Fontaine Maury's birthplace can be found in the Chancellorsville Battlefield section of the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park. There is parking at the trailhead of a short trail to the ruins.

Maury's parents purchased the house and 103 acres of land from Robert E. Lee's father in 1797.

Today all that remains are shallow depressions and scattered bricks.

The posted coordinates are at the house ruins.
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