The Battle of Fredericksburg 150th

Fredericksburg Patch's one place stop for information and stories about the Battle of Fredericksburg Sesquicentennial.

Welcome to our collection of stories about the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th commemoration, with events from Dec. 7 - 15.  This page will be updated daily as news, information, photographs and video are added to Fredericksburg Patch.

Overview of Sesquicentennial Events

  • Visitor Guide to Fredericksburg Battle Sesquicentennial
  • Sesquicentennial Events Continue Dec. 11 - 15
  • 150th Brings Detours and Street Closures
  • Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Weekend Events

Special Exhibits

  • Rare Sword Returns to Fredericksburg
  • Fredericksburg Battle Art Collection Marks Sesquicentennial
  • Virginia HistoryMobile Coming to Fredericksburg


  • Civil War Santa Visits Chatham
  • Irish Brigade Monument Rededication
  • Famous Units Reunite on Battlefield

In Their Own Words [Videos]

  • Video: Members of the 69th Remember Fredericksburg
  • Local Historian Leads CNN on Chatham Tour
  • Video: Councilman George Solley on the Sesquicentennial


  • Walt Whitman's Life Changed at Chatham

Stories in Other Publications

This page was last updated Dec. 30, 2012.

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Charlie Herbek December 08, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Off to a great start last night with "Eve of Battle" presentation by Frank O'Riely . Not by chance was it the anniversary of the beginning of the only other all consuming war we have fought.
Susan Larson December 09, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Thanks for sharing, Charlie. Have you attended other events?


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