Civil War | Museum
Fredericksburg Area Museum
907 Princess Anne St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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.
The historic town of Fredericksburg with its surrounding battlefields remains a must-see for all visitors interested in history and the Civil War. The...
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