This information was provided by the National Park Service. For additional details, see their website.
Saturday, December 8
8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Fire in the Streets
Rappahannock Regional Library
Walk the city blocks where Union and Confederate soldiers fought for control of the town
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Civil War HistoryMobile
Come learn about the Civil War in Virginia through the Commonwealth’s moving museum, the HistoryMobile
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center
Kids can try on soldier uniforms and drill with wooden muskets while earning Civil War trading cards
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Protecting Jackson’s Left
South Lee Drive, Fredericksburg Battlefield
Stroll the area around Mannsfield’s slave cabins, a Confederate artillery position that anchored the left end of Stonewall Jackson’s line
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Across the Bloody Plain
Hurkamp Park at Prince Edward and George Streets
Follow in the steps of Union soldiers as they advanced toward Marye’s Heights and, for many, their deaths
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Dreaded Heights
Hanover Street and Sunken Road
Take a walk along Marye’s Heights, the strongest position Robert E. Lee ever held
Sunday, December 9, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Civil War Historymobile
Come learn about the Civil War in Virginia through the Historymobile, the Commonwealth’s museum on wheels
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Breakthrough at Prospect Hill
Tour Stop 6, Fredericksburg Battlefield
Take a tour of Prospect Hill, where Union troops briefly cracked Stonewall Jackson's line
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Killing Field to Hallowed Ground
Riverfront Park on Sophia Street
Join NPS historians on a procession from the river, ending with a special program at Marye’s Heights
Additional events are being sponsored by the Battle of Fredericksburg Commemoration Committee. See their website for a complete list.
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