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Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery

corner William Street and Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very sad to walk though the cemetery knowing how many families were effected by the Civil War deaths. Reality is the cemetery is in need of repairs and maintenance. I think it should be part of the National Park Service

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Glenwood, Maryland, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It is such a piece of US history; it shouldn't be missed. I think anyone will come away with a sense of the loss of the young soldiers - I lost count of how many 17 year olds were buried there.

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Culpeper
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

the war between the states was wholesale slaughter on both sides as dated tactics encountered modern weapons and many died uselessly, disease killed even more due to poor sanitary conditions and inadequate food supplies

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The annual tour of the Fredericksburg, Virginia Confederate Cemetery is the 24th of May from 1830 until 2000. There is no cost and the tour guide is very knowledgeable about the distinguished Americans who are buried here including Generals and many regular soldiers who fought against the invaders of the free, independent and peaceful nation of the Confederate States of... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I recently did a photo shoot in this cemetery. It was so tranquil and serene waking up with the music of the past. It was cold but as the sun came up and the beauty of the headstones you only felt respect and admiration for those who fought for us.

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

But as you leave Fredericksburg through the one way system, you drive right past it. Stop and look around, its very moving, as you wonder about the futility of the American Civil War.

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Confederate Cemetary shares space with the Fredericksburg Cemetary, with the Confederate Cemetary on one side. Its sad yet peaceful, well worth a quiet walk through the grounds

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whidbey island, wa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The grounds were neat and tidy, easy to walk, with maps and history pamphlets available. The landscaping is beautiful.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This small Cemetery is kept up by the Ladies Memorial Association with private donations and a small amount from municipal funds unlike many veteran cemeteries. They do a very good job considering what they have to work with. The local United Daughters of The Confederacy and the Local Sons of Confederate Veterans groups always make sure these graves are decorated... More

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Lafayette, Indiana
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Confederate cemetery is easily accessible in historic Fredericksburg and can be visited easily on the way to or from other sites. It is well maintained and provides a good reminder of the costs of that war. History buffs and students of the civil war will not want to miss then when in Fredericksburg.

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