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    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

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History & Culture

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Battle of Fredericksburg. Information on the battle.

Fredericksburg Battlefield. Information on visiting the battlefield.

Battle of Chancellorsville. Information on the battle.

Chancellorsville Battlefield. Information on visiting the battlefield.

Battle of Wilderness and Spotsylvania. Information on the battles.

Wilderness Battlefield. Information on visiting the battlefield.

Spotsylvania Battlefield. Information on visiting the battlefield.

Other Civil War Battlefields in Virginia.

Civil War Links. Links to Civil War friends groups, preservation groups, etc. and portals of information on the Civil War.

Civil War Research. Links to archives, libraries and websites that provide information on the Civil War for historical and genealogical research.

Resarching Your Civil War Ancestor. Suggestions on how to find your Civil War ancestor.

Confederates on Rail Road Bridge
Confederates on Railroad Bridge

Did You Know?

Hazel Grove at Chancellorsville Battlefield

Hazel Grove was a plateau of high ground that General Hooker gave up on the early morning of May 3, 1863. Realizing that this ground was the key to winning the battle, the Confederates quickly seized it and concentrated artillery which had an advantageous position to the Union artillery at Fairview.