The Creation of a National Park

Group of aging veterans around a monument on the Chancellorsville Battlefield
Dedication of a monument on the Chancellorsville Battlefield

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Administrative Histories
Are you interested in how a national park develops? Download and read Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania's two administrative histories for a history of the park before, during, and after the Civil War.

Other Park Documents
Explore other park documents, including historic structures reports, cultural landscape reports, and other compiled research that historians use for tours, exhibits, and publications.

Last updated: February 8, 2016

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