Fredericksburg Virginia Trails (Civil War)

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