Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
The exhibits and film at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are closed due to renovation work. We expect to reopen with new exhibits in the spring of 2014. The bookstore and visitor center at Chancellorsville are open daily.
Old Salem holiday music program canceled for 12/8
The holiday music program at Old Salem Church is canceled for Sunday, Dec. 8, due to inclement weather.
Park closing Sunday, 12/8 due to inclement weather
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park is closed Sunday, Dec. 8, including all park buildings and park-use-only roadways.
Order of Battle Chancellorsville: Union 1st Army Corps
First Army Corps, Army of the Potomac:
Major General John Reynolds
1st Maine Cavalry, Company L: Capt. Constantine Taylor.
Colonel Walter Phelps, Jr
22nd New York: Maj. Thomas J. Strong
7th Indiana: Lieut. Col. Ira G. Grover
22nd New Jersey: Col. Abraham G. Demarest
Fourth Brigade (Iron Brigade):
19th Indiana: Col. Samuel J. Williams
1st New Hampshire Light Artillery: Capt. Frederick Edgell
16th Maine: Col. Charles W. Tilden
12th Massachusetts (Webster Regiment): Col. James L. Bates
13th Massachusetts: Lieut. Col. N. Walter Batchelder
2nd Maine Artillery, Battery B: Capt. James A. Hall
121st Pennsylvania: Col. Chapman Biddle
Second Brigade (Bucktail Brigade):
143rd Pennsylvania: Col. Edmund L. Dana
1st Pennsylvania Light, Battery B: Capt. James H. Cooper
Did You Know?
John Lee Pratt willed his house and 30 acres to the National Park Service. His remaining land was willed to Stafford County for recreational parks and most of his possessions were auctioned with the proceeds going to charity.