Join Our Friends
The park is supported by the Friends of Fredericksburg Area Battlefields.
In addition to the Friends groups, there are several organizations that provide educational programs that supplement park programs.
There are also several preservation organizations that actively support preservation in the Fredericksburg area.
Central Virginia Battlefield Trust. This is a Fredericksburg based preservation group that has made several important battlefield purchases.
Civil War Preservation Trust. This is the largest nation wide Civil War preservation group.
Spotsylvania Preservation Foundation. This group promotes historic preservation in Spotsylvania County.
Did You Know?
Burnside's objective in attacking Marye's Heights is unknown. His orders simply state, "Push a column of a division or more along the Plank and Telegraph roads, with a view to seizing the heights in the rear of the town."