Contains exhibits, 22-minute movie and bookstore to help orient visitors to the 1863 battle. A seven mile driving tour and several walking trails provide access to the key spots on the battlefield including Salem Church and the Stonewall Jackson Shrine.
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park is the second largest military park in the world. It preserves and interprets the history of four major battlefields scattered over the city of Fredericksburg and four counties.
In addition to the park visitor centers at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, there are four historic buildings that are open to the public:
Chatham Manor: a stately colonial mansion with beautiful gardens and views of old town Fredericksburg and the Rappahannock River
Salem Church: a Baptist Church that served as a refugee center for the citizens of Fredercksburg during the Battle of Fredericksburg
Stonewall Jackson Shrine: where Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson died on May 10, 1863
Ellwood Manor: used as a hospital by the Confederates during the Chancellorsville Campaign and as a headquarters and hospital by the Union during the Wilderness Campaign.