America's Battleground

Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania, this is America's battleground, where the Civil War roared to its bloody climax. No place more vividly reflects the War's tragic cost in all its forms. A town bombarded and looted. Farms large and small ruined. Refugees by the thousands forced into the countryside. More than 85,000 men wounded; 15,000 killed--most in graves unknown.

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Hours of Operation

Check out the park's hours of operation and other basic information to plan your visit.

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Trails & Brochures

Download trail maps and discover each battlefield on your own time.

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Chancellorsville Driving Tour

Follow the Battle of Chancellorsville through the main stops of the park driving tour, onsite or at home.

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Parks as Classrooms

Bring history to your students, in the classroom and at the park.

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National Cemetery Illumination

The National Cemetery Illumination takes place every year during Memorial Day Weekend.

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Download Junior Ranger Books

Four battlefields + four Junior Ranger books = Four times the fun!

Last updated: April 29, 2022

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120 Chatham Ln
Fredericksburg , VA 22405


540 693-3200

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