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Important Battlefield In Park-Like Setting

If you have any interest in the Civil War, you likely will recognize the name of Spotsylvania... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
ElaineAndGreg
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Chesterland, Ohio
A Killing Field.

The Battle of Spotsylvania lasted from May 8-21, with union general Grant trying different schemes... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2017
Jack L
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East Syracuse, New York
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9101 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, VA 22553-1903
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

If you have any interest in the Civil War, you likely will recognize the name of Spotsylvania Courthouse as the site of a battle, but remember few of the details. That was certainly true of me, and I think it’s largely because it was one...More

Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed October 20, 2017

The Battle of Spotsylvania lasted from May 8-21, with union general Grant trying different schemes of offenses to break general Lee's defensive line, with the battle being a draw. Total casualties being 30,000 between both armies. The tour has eight stop. Along the roadway are...More

1  Thank Jack L
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

If you already have background knowledge, which I should think the typical visitor would, then the visuals which places such as this provide are a great addition to one's knowledge. The ranger here was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Anyone interested in the war would benefit...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2016

This is located in a 'historical' district, but some no so historical as well. Still, its an interesting building with an interesting history.

1  Thank K J
Reviewed July 11, 2016

We came to find this beauty of a place by chance. I read so much about it I had to see it for myself.

1  Thank stephanieanne2016
Reviewed April 7, 2016

Many of the VA campaign battlefields are at risk of being bulldozed as development encroaches. Spotsylvania still has a decent amount of protected acreage. The earthworks are not as well restored as we were led to believe but the park is in good shape. Spend...More

1  Thank TK2012114
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Had an awesome tour of the town and battlefield with John Cummings. My boys and I had chills listening to John's stories and explanations of this important battle and particularly the Union-Confederate fight at the Bloody Angle. Highly recommmend.

2  Thank Brady S
Reviewed June 4, 2015

the courthouse itself does not offer much and the once quaint little town is quickly becoming suburbia and it is so sad to see it die such a death

1  Thank uckbuck
Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stopped here by chance because we got off RT95 to go to the Spotsylvania County Tourist Center to get a map of Virginia after seeing the sign on RT95 for it. The people there were wonderful and I would recommend going there for any...More

1  Thank phedelia
Reviewed April 4, 2014

We were fortunate to have hired a historian, John Cummings from the area I found John under the Fredericksburg Tourist website. We spent 2 hours on tour with John. What a wonderful informational 2 hours that was. We toured the Court House Area first and...More

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