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Creepy but cool

Great during the day!--the nervous should skip it at night. Pretty trees and flowers were there too.

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A Very Moving Experience

Visiting here is a very moving experience.This is a very beautiful and wonderful resting place for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard F
Louisville, Kentucky
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Federal soldiers who died in the Civil War are buried here.
Fredericksburg, VA
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Reviewed yesterday

Great during the day!--the nervous should skip it at night. Pretty trees and flowers were there too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting here is a very moving experience.This is a very beautiful and wonderful resting place for over 15,000 men who gave their life for a cause they believed in. It is so tragic and sad that so many of them are Unknowns. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fredericksburg Cemetery is a stoic quiet location containing the bodies of so many Union and Southern combatants of the battles of Fredericksburg and other area locales. The site of the cemetery was itself a bloody horrible spot as the head of it contains Mayre's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron C
Reviewed January 17, 2019

It is always sad to go to places that show how many people have fallen, especially during times of civil unrest. However this is one of the old beautiful places that have long lost stories to tell. Walking around this area during the snow made...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Odyssey54363061724
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Very nearby the Visitor’s Center, this cemetery is worth seeing. Be prepared to walk up a steep hill to get there. Most of the small graves have 3-5 unknown soldiers buried. The sense of over 10000 union soldiers misguided attack stays with you as you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Fredericksburg National Cemetery is located in the area of the Fredericksburg Civil War Battle field. Great place to learn about the Civil War and of those who died. It is a great place for people who have some connection. For others, worth the stop to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Most of the markers are not identified. If you are short of time, you might consider skipping this site. Guided tours are offered. Check with the visors center to get the schedule

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank notconnectedtoservic
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The resting place of the over 10,000 union troops who died in the struggle over the nearby ground nearly 150 years ago. Quiet and well-maintained by the National Park Service. Great views of the city. Parking is at the adjacent visitors center for Fredericksburg and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

I came with my family to check this out. My husband really wanted to visit it, and we were very pleased that we did it. There is so much history behind each name, each date. The weather was so beautiful and I was able to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Suggest touring the nearby Fredericksburg Visitor Center first. A visit to the National Cemetery will then put the horrors of the Civil War and for that matter War in general in perspective. Quotes from soldiers and their officers, on both sides, posted in the Visitor...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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