• Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

  • Park Programs Highlight Powerful Stories of Emancipation

    Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP offers

    As the park nears the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg, it continues to offer compelling history programs that integrate first-person accounts and reach out to diverse audiences with stories about civilian and military life during the Civil War. Read more

Did You Know?

General U.S. Grant

During the Wildereness Campaign, General George Gordon Meade commanded the Union Army of the Potomac. General U.S. Grant, who commanded all Union armies, accompanied this army into the Wilderness.