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Battlefield Fredericksburg

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Address: 9001 Plank Road, Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitors Center, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone Number: +1 540-693-3200
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This was the largest battle ever fought on this continent and it was incredible to stand at the stonewall which witnessed some of the fiercest fighting of the entire war. Read the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the largest battle ever fought on this continent and it was incredible to stand at the stonewall which witnessed some of the fiercest fighting of the entire war. Read the wikipedia article before you arrive to orient yourself and get the most from your visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is well maintained and there's a short movie narrated by James earl jones using his famous voice. But the best part was the short walking tour given by a ranger. The centerpiece of the battlefield was a stonewall, some original and some restored. The ranger could put you on both sides of that wall giving you the insight... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just added a stop in Fredericksburg and drove by the visitor center. There was a ranger led tour starting when we got there. The ranger was excellent. it was about an hour walking tour, but was not far in distance. He explained the battle, but also gave insight into why, how, results of the battle - all in an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took friends from out of town here to see where the Confederate troops held fast against an overwhelming Union Army. For 8 hours, Union soldiers were slaughtered. Very sobering site here. Worth a visit and walk along the road and wall.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off, I wasn't aware of this, but the National Park Service maintains all of the local battlefields. They do a good job, and it also means that basic admission is free. There is a museum at the entrance, which isn't very large but has some very cool exhibits about the impact of the battle on the City of Fredericksburg.... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a beautiful day, and was very impressed by the history of this battlefield. You will learn about the bravery of one woman and her husband who stayed in their home that was in direct fire from the battle, her name was Martha and she bandaged soldiers with all of her linens and even her own clothing.

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Thank TrippEagles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We started off with the introductory film which really helped to bring it all to life. After that, we did our own driving tour and found it a really emotional experience.

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Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The guy at the reception was not very interested to give us informations. Maybe he saw to many peoples in the summer, or maybe because we had a big French accent.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

There are several battlefields in the area, including the chancelorsville battlefield. We live near Antietam and Gettysburg battlefield so I was just slightly disappointed by these battlefields.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad I went to visit here. I started off by watching the video in the visitors center then headed to the walking/guided tour. I liked it this way because it was like an introduction to the guided tour. The tour was fabulous and the guide (Josh) had a great deal of information to add and could correlate the... More 

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