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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1991-2010

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Summary:Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1991-2010. Caption reads: "Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Standing today as part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, this stone wall serves as a grim memorial of the futile Union efforts during the battle for Marye's Heights. The entrenched Confederate forces waiting along the Sunken Road decimated the advancing Union troops and declared a brutal victory. Some 9,600 Union troops died in the ferocious fighting for Fredericksburg." Postcard number: VA143, 07143.
Creator:Blackley, Chuck
Blackley, Pat
Provider:Traub Company
Printing place:North America
Temporal subject: 1991-2000
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Geographical subject – District:Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Stone walls
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 13
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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