Event Details

  • 12/08/2012

    Location: Fredericksburg Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (540) 373-6122

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Fire in the Streets

Rappahannock Regional Library

Walk the city blocks where Union and Confederate soldiers fought for control of the town

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Civil War Historymobile


Come learn about the Civil War in Virginia through the Commonwealth's moving museum, the Historymobile

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Children's Muster

Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

Kids can try on soldier uniforms and drill with wooden muskets while earning Civil War trading cards

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Protecting Jackson's Left

South Lee Drive, Fredericksburg Battlefield

Stroll the area around Mannsfield's slave cabins, a Confederate artillery position that anchored the left end of Stonewall Jackson's line

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Across the Bloody Plain

Hurkamp Park at Prince Edward and George Streets

Follow in the steps of Union soldiers as they advanced toward Marye's Heights and, for many, their deaths

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Dreaded Heights

Hanover Street and Sunken Road

Take a walk along Marye's Heights, the strongest position Robert E. Lee ever held


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