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Fredericksburg National Cemetery

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Address: , Fredericksburg, VA
Phone Number: 5406545121
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Description: Federal soldiers who died in the Civil War are buried here.

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This is next to the visitor center and walking tour of Marye's Heights/Sunken Road. A great perspective from the height of the cemetery, placement of the Confederate cannons with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Woodinville, Washington
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Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is next to the visitor center and walking tour of Marye's Heights/Sunken Road. A great perspective from the height of the cemetery, placement of the Confederate cannons with the command of the Union Army in front and the town behind. It is quite a walk up, but the last stop on the walking tour that will take you about... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

a reverent, well maintained, dignified proud resting place for loyalists of our countries' saddest days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My dad and I visited here on a nice, cool day! Walked around most of the cemetery. Take a look around at some of the markers. When you get on top of the terraces you can get a beautiful view of the city! It's nice to just stand there and imagine what it would be like for the soldiers here.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The final resting place for thousands of American Civil War soldiers. Massive terraces on Marye's Heights contain their well-tended graves. The hill was defended by the Confederates at Fredericksburg in 1862, and some 13,000 Federal soldiers died in the attempts to seize the hill from General Longstreet. Poignant reminder of war's costs and a fitting and beautiful setting.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The National Cemetery and Battlefield are great for learning about the local Civil War history. As well, the self-guided walking tour of the cemetery and battlefield is very enjoyable and offers good exercise at a non-strenuous pace. My wife and I visit here about once every 6 months and enjoy it every time. We often take out of town guests... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What a well done cemetery and hidden in plain site. It is a slight climb up a hill but the view is very nice when you are up top. This site is by the Sunken Road and Visitor Center, which are a must. The visitor center has a nice movie. For all you history buffs the battle may have only... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Illuminati is an incredible event to experience. A bugler played Taps and the crowd came to a silence pause. Very impressive.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

easy access and very nicely kept. the tour was both informative and accurate! Parking was a breeze. will return next year to explore further.

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Orange, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Some great history as regards the Civil War battles fought in the Fredericksburg area. Strongly suggest you take time to see.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Just too many number of graves due to the great number of dead soldiers in the Union as in the Confederated side.

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