Fredericksburg Virginia Trails (Civil War)

Stone Wall at Sunken Road
Stone Wall at Sunken Road
706 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Fredericksburg City
Phone: (540) 372-1216
Toll Free: (866) 405-3046
Fax: (540) 372-6587

In this area, on the direct route between Washington and Richmond, were fought four major battles of the Civil War. Two of the battles - Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville - are considered to be among Confederate General Robert E. Lee's most brilliant victories. Yet after the battles of Spotsylvania and the Wilderness, Union General U. S. Grant destroyed the offensive power of the Confederates in the relentless push, "On to Richmond!"

Day One:

Chatham Manor - Union headquarters during the battles.
Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center / Sunken Road
Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
White Oak Civil War Museum

Day Two:

Wilderness Battlefield
Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield
The "Stonewall" Jackson Shrine
Fredericksburg Area Museum - Civilian Stories

Last Updated: 3/15/2012 4:37 PM