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RYE´S KNOLL

Place:                                             

Nordre Kobbelvej outside of Sonnesvej

Date of placement:
6th of July 1859

Description and background:

The memorial is a knoll on the top of which is placed a dolmen. This is erected in memory of the place where General Rye was killed during the sortie (outbreak) from Fredericia on the 6th of July 1849.

To the left of the knoll a footpath leads to the very place where Rye got killed. On this place a smaller stone with a carved cross and Rye´s name commemorating the general.

Inscription on the dolmen:

Olaf Rye

d. 6th of July 1849.