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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Address: 120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
Phone Number: 540-373-6124
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Walk a mile or two

If you are a Civil War buff, then spend a day visiting the various battlefields around Fredericksburg, VA. Also, visit the museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
RayBrancolini
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a Civil War buff, then spend a day visiting the various battlefields around Fredericksburg, VA. Also, visit the museum.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

another great place for civil war enthusiasts. the cemetery and the sunken road right outside the visitor center. walk down the sunken road and just imagine you are hiding behind the rock wall and firing at union forces in front of you as cannons fire from behind and above you on the ridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Civil War History comes to life. Well documented. Very informative and interesting. You will not be disappointed.

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Central Virginia is a great place for civil war enthusiasts. Four major battlefields are within a short drive: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania. Each of these battles are worthy of detailed study. The awesome destruction and horrific fighting at each of these battles is just an incredible story. It's one thing to read books about these battles and another to... More 

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Risca, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous time at Fredericksburg battlefield. Brilliant guide, very informative. Nice shop. No charge to visit just a 2 dollar fee for the historical film. Struggled with the 100 degree temp on the day.

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had time to explore the area around the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center, Stonewall Jackson Shrine and Chatham Manor. At the Visitor Center, there is an easy walking path that is along the Sunken Road. There is a rock wall along the road that is partially original and reconstructed. The trails goes by former Stephens house site and cemetery,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to dozens of Civil War parks and battlefields over the years and must commend Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania on the level of information, displays, media, tour routes and preservation. Along with Gettysburg, Chickamauga and Antietam, these sites are the best at bringing the terror and savagery of this bloody war right to your heart. I highly recommend visiting all 4 battlefields... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cemetery was well kept, grass mowed and tree limbs pick up. Easy to follow the tour path and was interesting to see the numbers.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Again this is a great place to see Civil War History. The price is free, and you can drive through the park. You will not be disappointed.

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Clinton, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both of these national battlefields are well preserved and interpreted by the National Parks Service. All of the rangers I spoke with were friendly, knowledgeable and professional. It was very hot when I was in the area and I did the Fredericksburg walking tour before the museum opened. It was much cooler and I had the whole area to myself.

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