• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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  • Chatham Exit Road Closed 9/2-9/19

    The Chatham exit road will be closed to all traffic (pedestrians and vehicles) at all hours from September 2-19, 2014 as part of the project to restore the historic vista at Chatham Manor. More »

Mammals

Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum

Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew

Cryptotis parva North American least shrew

Sorex hoyi American pygmy shrew

Sorex longirostris Southeastern shrew

Scalopus aquaticus Eastern mole

Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern cottontail

Castor canadensis American beaver

Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow vole

Oryzomys palustris Marsh oryzomys

Peromyscus leucopus White-footed deermouse

Reithrodontomys humulis Eastern harvest mouse

Mus musculus House mouse

Rattus norvegicus Brown rat

Glaucomys volans Southern flying squirrel

Marmota monax Woodchuck

Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel

Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk

Zapus hudsonius Meadow jumping mouse

Canis latrans Coyote

Canis lupus Domestic dog

Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray fox

Vulpes vulpes Red fox

Felis catus Domestic cat

Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk

Procyon lotor Raccoon

Ursus americanus Black bear

Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed deer

Did You Know?

Chatham Gardens

Walt Whitman's book "The Wound Dresser" contains a passage about his experience at Chatham during the Battle of Fredericksburg. He mentions a tree which is still standing in the front yard of Chatham.