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Kirkland Monument

Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Great day of experiencing history

Did you know the monument is of heroism and risk to help both sides of the battle. Risking his life... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
ChrisWilkerson
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Melbourne, Florida
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Thought Provoking

Part of Fredericksburg National Battlefield and a short walk from visitor center. Nice monument to... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
WARNINGSHOTBILL
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South Jersey,
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4 Jun 2018
“Great day of experiencing history”
5 Mar 2018
“Thought Provoking”
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Kirkland Street, Willis Street, Fredericksburg, VA
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Did you know the monument is of heroism and risk to help both sides of the battle. Risking his life to offer water to dying soldiers Kirkland was admired and respected by both sides. Nice cool sunny day to visit as well. Come on and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ChrisWilkerson
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Part of Fredericksburg National Battlefield and a short walk from visitor center. Nice monument to men on both sides of the CW conflict.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank WARNINGSHOTBILL
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Every American should be required to know this story. Sgt Richard Kirkland, 2nd South Carolina Volunteers, braved enemy and friendly fire to bring water to wounded Union soldiers below Marye's Heights. Later killed at Cold Harbor. An American hero.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Basil M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

In this day and age, this is a must see for everybody. What a grave young man he was. Don't miss it please.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The Angel of Maryes Heights, in the midst of mans inhumanity to man humanity prevailed. The monument reminds us Federalist or Confederate human pain and suffering is seen heard and felt on the battlefield, mercy and compassion is usually not expected but in some men...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

While you are at Fredericksburg National Historical and Military Park this is worth a visit. It is along the path of the sunken road, right next to the Visitors Center. A great story about human kindness in the middle of great devastation.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tim S
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