• Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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  • Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center

    Exhibits and the film are currently unavailable at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center while we prepare the building for new exhibits. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.

  • Exhibit renovations at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

    Exhibits are currently unavailable at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center, as we remove old exhibits and prepare the building for new exhibits in June 2014. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.

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