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?
The longest sustained intense fight of the Civil War occured at the Bloody Angle, a slight bend on the west side of the Mule Shoe at Spotsylvania. For up to 20 hours men were engaged in hand-to-hand combat that not even darkness put an end to.