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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
+1 540-373-6124
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Excellent experience.

For those visiting Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas with an interest in the Civil War, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mjoyce1111
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
History tour

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8 – May 21, 1864 as part of Lt. Gen. Ulysses... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gjharrison
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those visiting Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas with an interest in the Civil War, the battlefields are a treat. Well marked trails, excellent park rangers and, and informative visitor's centers make the experience an excellent one.

Thank mjoyce1111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8 – May 21, 1864 as part of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War. I wanted to see the trail taken by Grant's troops. Over 150,000 troops participated here....More

Thank gjharrison
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The entire civil war trail from Battle of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Spotsylvania National sites are well worth the visit. Recommend you follow the "ambulance trail" route that Stonewall Jackson road following his wounding,

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

My husband and I toured Virginia and did not want to miss this historic site. Be sure to go inside the visitor center and watch the video. The staff is very welcoming. The tour guide was especially insightful and wonderfully knowledgeable! The lives lost makes...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I love going on solo trips and learning about our history. I always like looking at all the interesting picture

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Fredericksburg was the site of one of the more senseless attacks of the war, one in which under pressure to achieve a victory General Ambrose Burnside marched thousands of union troops across open field against entrenched Confederates in an ideal defensive position on high ground....More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Definitely go to the visitors center first and see the movie and look at the exhibits. We went with a guide and walked down the sunken road. The guide was excellent and talked a long while, and we were the only people who stayed with...More

1  Thank Pat L
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

2nd and 3rd stops for our tour of Civil War sites around Fredericksburg, Va. Fairly easy to follow driving tour; but be aware that no park rangers are available on week days in the late fall and winter months.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best locations for anyone with even a passing interest in Civil War history.Visit town as well. Great local restaurants.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

On a NON-100 degree day, the walk would be awesome. We were there when it was 100 degrees so we couldn't stop too long to look at stuff. The walk is well done. There were lots of clues/answers to the Junior Ranger book on the...More

1  Thank janelle h
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KianGaf
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
By using Google it appears it is down at the Fredericksburg City Dock. If you type in Irish Brigade monument at Fredericksburg you will find that. It will not let me post links here. It is in City dock park which you could... More
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Free - but there is a nominal fee to see the movie downstairs.
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