Chatham Exit Road Closed 9/2-9/5
The Chatham exit road will be closed from September 2-5, 2014 as part of the project to restore the historic viewshed from Chatham Manor. The road will be closed at all times. Please use the Chatham entrance road as a two-way road. More »
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?
Ambrose Burnside turned down the offer to command the Army of the Potomac on two occasions. Finally, he accepted the offer only to keep Joseph Hooker from taking the position.