Civilians

Clara Barton
Clara Barton, 1866

Matthew Brady


Clara Barton

1821-1912

Civil War-era nurse and founder of the American Red Cross

 
Sketch of Chancellor house
The Chancellor family home was how the battle got its name

NPS Photo

Sue Chancellor

1847-1935

Resident of Chancellorsville during the battle

 
Painting of William Fitzhugh standing with rifle in front of cloudy sky background
Painting of William Fitzhugh

Gary Stapko


William Fitzhugh

1741-1809

Original owner of Chatham Manor

 
John Lee Pratt
John Lee Pratt

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


John Lee Pratt

1879-1975

Last private owner of Chatham Manor

 
Mary Walker wearing her Medal of Honor
Dr. Mary Walker proudly wearing her Medal of Honor

Library of Congress


Dr. Mary Walker

1832-1919

Civil War era doctor and the only woman to earn the Medal of Honor in American history

 
Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman

Matthew Brady


Walt Whitman

1819 - 1892

American poet and nurse after the Battle of Fredericksburg

Last updated: July 16, 2016

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