Civil War  |  Museum

Fredericksburg Area Museum


907 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA


This building was the headquarters for Confederate General William Barksdale. His men were the sharpshooters (Mississippi and Florida troops) who contested the Union engineers building the bridges into town. This building also housed a large hospital, as did many public buildings in town. The Museum houses an exhibit entitled "Fredericksburg at War" that focuses on the civilian experience during the war.