Learn about Lee's trap at North Anna
The battles on the North Anna nearly transformed the war in Virginia. Lee's tactical gamble briefly left Grant's army divided and vulnerable to defeat in detail.
See how Drewry's Bluff dominated the strategic James River
The well-preserved Confederate fortifications here saved Richmond from a daring naval attack in May 1862 and again in 1864. Drewry's Bluff offers a beautiful and commanding view of the James River.
Visit Stuart's death site at Yellow Tavern
Glen Allen, Virginia
Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart was very nearly the embodiment of the Lost Cause. When Lee learned of his death, he remarked that he could"scarcely think of him without weeping."
Go to Fort Monroe -- bastion, sanctuary, prison and more
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Although never actually attacked, Fort Monroe was a sanctuary for slaves fleeing the South and was where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was imprisoned after the war.
Stand atop Buford's Knoll at Brandy Station
Brandy Station, Virginia
Standing at this incredibly peaceful and pristine spot on the largest cavalry battlefield of the North American continent can bring you back in time.
Walk the Ream's Station Battlefield
Here, the once-proud Union II Corps had one of its worst days. The trail on Civil War Trust land there takes you over the most important of the hallowed ground.
See where Col. Turner Ashby breathed his last
Stonewall Jackson's cavalry commander in the Shenandoah Valley, Brig. Gen. Turner Ashby, was killed on a spot marked by a monument.
Explore Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters in Winchester
Surround yourself with the accoutrements of one of the most enigmatic and revered figures of the Confederacy, General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson.
Visit Robert E. Lee's office and tomb at Lee Chapel
Robert E. Lee lived, worked, died, and was buried here, four years after his surrender at Appomattox.
Visit Fort Brady
Fort Brady is one of the best-preserved Civil War forts in the National Park Service system.
Visit Harrison's Landing at Berkeley Plantation
Charles City, Virginia
Harrison Landing was Union Gen. George B. McClellan's headquarters and supply base, and home to more than 100,000 Union soldiers during July and August of 1862.
See the bloodiest Seven Days battlefield -- Gaines' Mill
The attacking Confederates paid a terrible price in casualties at Gaines' Mill to drive the Union away from Richmond.
Tour the forgotten battlefields of Bermuda Hundred
Prince George, Virginia
Bermuda Hundred was the scene of an overlooked and ultimately unsuccessful campaign against Richmond's supply lines in the spring of 1864.
Visit the House and Grounds at Chatham Manor
This Georgian style manor, on a bluff overlooking the Rappahannock River, was a Union artillery position, headquarters, camp and hospital and provides a panoramic view of historic Fredericksburg.
Walk the Brawner Farm Loop Trail
Two of the most legendary units on either side, the Stonewall Brigade and the Iron Brigade, faced one another here in one of the fiercest stand-up fights of the war.
Visit St. Peter's Church
This church is where George and Martha Washington were married (probably) and where Civil War soldiers carved their names into the brick exterior of the church for posterity.
Tour the Mine Run: Payne's Farm Battlefield
Locust Grove, Virginia
Walk the 1.5 mile trail on this pristine battlefield and learn about the bloody but little-known battle fought on November 27, 1863.
Visit the Appomattox Station Battlefield
Appomattox Station marked the beginning of the very end for Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Their situation all but hopeless, they surrendered the next day.
Walk through the Fairview clearing
The Battle of Chancellorsville raged around this spot on May 3, 1863.
Visit the Yorktown Civil War Battlefield
The ground at Yorktown is one of the only Civil War battlefields that saw fighting in both the American Revolution and the Civil War.
Walk the St. James Church Trail at Brandy Station
Brandy Station, Virginia
This trail allows visitors to walk in the footsteps of the men from both sides who charged back and forth across the bloody fields.
Visit Ellwood in the Wilderness
Locust Grove, Virginia
The home of the Lacy family served as a field headquarters during two separate battles and is the final resting place of the legendary Stonewall Jackson's left arm.
Take the Henry Hill Walking Tour
Walk the bloodiest ground of the first significant land battle of the Civil War. Henry Hill is where the battle reached its apex, and the Union suffered its first serious repulse.
Stroll through the peaceful Poplar Grove National Cemetery
Poplar Grove is the final resting place of thousands of Union soldiers who fell during the Petersburg and Appomattox campaigns.
See a National Cemetery twice as large as Gettysburg's.
The Fredericksburg National Cemetery on Marye's Heights is the final resting place of more than 15,000 Federal soldiers.
Tour the Malvern Hill Battlefield
Malvern Hill is the best preserved and most gruesome of the Seven Days' battlefields.
Visit the Valentine Richmond History Center
This museum has everything one could possibly want to know about Richmond, especially its role in the Civil War.
Visit Blandford Church and Cemetery
Blandford Cemetery is the final resting place of 30,000 Confederate soldiers killed during the ten-month Siege of Petersburg. Within the cemetery sits Blandford Church and its compass windows, made of authentic Tiffany glass.
Visit Chinn Ridge on the First Manassas Battlefield
At Chinn Ridge, Union hopes for victory at the First Battle of Manassas in July 1861 were crushed. After being repulsed by Confederates there, the Union lines collapsed and the now scattered troops fled back to Washington in terror.
Experience the Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania
Some of the most desperate fighting in American history unfolded on this spot.
Visit Ellsworth's Death Site in Alexandria
This is where the first Union officer of the Civil War was killed, Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth.
View the Monitor's turret at the Mariners' Museum
Newport News, Virginia
See the original turret of the Monitor, one of the most famous warships of all time. You can also walk upon a replica of this early ironclad vessel's deck.
See Upperville and learn of Drama at Vineyard Hill
This was the site of a major cavalry battle that took place on June 21, 1863.
Gaze into the Crater
The Crater, formed by a Union attempt to literally blow a hole in the Confederate defenses east of Petersburg in July of 1864, represents at once a lost opportunity for the Union and the stalwart resolve of Confederate forces.
Tour Hollywood Cemetery
Hollywood is the most famous Confederate cemetery; it is the final resting place for more than 18,000 Southern soldiers.
Visit Salem Church
Although traffic and urban sprawl have all but wiped it out, major fighting took place between Union and Confederate forces here on May 3, 1863.
Visit the Remains of the Seven Pines Battlefield
Although the majority of the battlefield is now an airport, this was an extremely important battle because Confederate commander Joseph E. Johnston was wounded and Robert E. Lee assumed command.
Tour the Confederate White House and Museum of the Confederacy
The Confederate White House was the home and office of President Jefferson Davis during the war. Next door is the unrivaled collection of artifacts maintained by the Museum of the Confederacy.
See Robert Lincoln's Sarcophagus at Arlington National Cemetery
The resting place of Robert Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's only child to live to adulthood and one-time Secretary of War, is one of the many notable sites at Arlington.
Stand Where Thomas J. Jackson Became Stonewall
This is history at its best: To stand on the very ground where Thomas J. Jackson earned his world-famous sobriquet.
View soldier scribblings on the walls of the Graffiti House
Brandy Station, Virginia
The drawings left on its walls by soldiers convalescing in this makeshift hospital provide a tangible connection to Civil War soldiers.
See where "The Gallant Pelham" Fell at Kelly's Ford
Near Remington, Virginia
Bucolic Kelly's Ford was the scene of a clash between opposing cavalry in March 1863 and where the dashing Confederate artilleryman John Pelham was fatally wounded.
Find A.P. Hill's death marker at Petersburg
Learn more about the sudden death of this well-respected Confederate officer as he rode toward the front lines at Petersburg on April 2, 1865.
Climb Sitlington's Hill at McDowell
McDowell was arguably one of Stonewall Jackson's most important victories and set the stage for his renowned 1862 Valley Campaign. Climb the Hill to see how and where Jackson did it.
Visit the Savage's Station Battlefield
Although it is not one of the bigger battles of the Seven Days, everyone who truly wants to understand the campaign must come, see, and learn about the Battle of Savage's Station.
Imagine "Seeing the Elephant" at Harris Farm
Here, the 1st Massachusetts saw their first real combat of the Civil War. Many paid the ultimate price.
Visit and Explore the Williamsburg Battlefield
Williamsburg was the first significant battle of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's ill-fated Peninsula Campaign.
Tour the Chancellorsville Battlefield
Although the scene of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's greatest victory, it came at the loss of Lee's greatest lieutenant, General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.
Stand where Grant and Meade were photographed together
Stand where the Federal high command was photographed just after the Battle of Spotsylvania.
Tour the Cedar Mountain Battlefield
South of Culpeper, Virginia
The Battle of Cedar Mountain marked the opening salvo of the 1862 Second Manassas Campaign, and the only time Stonewall Jackson drew his sword in battle.
See Where Winfield Scott Hancock Became Hancock the Superb
At Redoubt 12, one of the best-known generals of the Civil War, Winfield Scott Hancock, first truly came on to the scene.
Visit the Big Bethel Battlefield Site
Hampton Roads, Virginia
Big Bethel was Virginia's first Civil War land battle.
See Where the Berdan Sharpshooters Came of Age
Newport News, Virginia
The Berdan Sharpshooters, one of the most prestigious units in the Army of the Potomac, got their start here.
Visit the Groveton Confederate Cemetery
Established by local citizens in 1867, Groveton is the final resting place of 266 Confederate soldiers killed in both battles at Manassas, and it sits on the Second Manassas Battlefield.
Stand in the Middle Field at Third Winchester
The bloodiest field in the bloodiest battle in the Shenandoah Valley, once slated to become a residential housing development, is now complete with trails and interpretive signage.
See the Belle Isle Prison site
Belle Isle was one of the biggest Union prisoner-of-war camps.
Gaze from the artillery position at Hazel Grove
Hazel Grove was among the most strategically important sites on the Chancellorsville Battlefield.
Visit Chapman's Mill, Battle of Thoroughfare Gap
Broad Run, Virginia
If James Longstreet's wing of the Army of Northern Virginia had been blocked from joining Stonewall Jackson here, the Second Battle of Manassas might have been dramatically differently.
Visit Battery Dantzler
Battery Dantzler on the James helped block the Union navy's approach to Richmond.
Stand in the Deep Cut at Second Manassas
This unfinished railroad bed which became a breastwork for Stonewall Jackson's men was the scene of repeated Union attacks on August 29 and 30, 1862. It is beautifully preserved and can be seen in almost original condition today.
Stand in the room where Grant and Lee met at Appomattox
On April 9, 1865, a magnanimous gesture by General Ulysses Grant to a worthy adversary helped heal the deep wounds of a bitter civil war.
Tour the Glendale Battlefield
Glendale was arguably the most decisive battle -- and one of the best preserved battlefields -- of the Seven Days battles.
Visit the site of Libby Prison
Libby Prison was one of the worst prisoner-of-war sites in the entire Confederacy. Although the building is gone and a canal wall intrudes upon the site, you can still get a feel for the place.
See the wharves and Appomattox Manor at City Point
The Army of the Potomac captured City Point in May 1864 and made it their staging point as they laid siege to Petersburg. A failing seaport when the war began, it now makes home to Hopewell, Virginia and more than 20,000 people.
Drive the extensive siege lines west of Petersburg
As the engagement at Petersburg expanded into a protracted siege between 1864 and 1865, both the Union and Confederate forces moved westward, building trench lines and forts while engaging each other in bloody combat.
Stand in the room where Stonewall Jackson died
Visit the modest white clapboard building known as the Stonewall Jackson Shrine where the famous general crossed "over the river."
Walk the White Oak Road Battlefield
This battle spelled the beginning of the end for Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
Tour Belle Grove and Cedar Creek Battlefield
Historic Belle Grove plantation was at the epicenter of fighting during the 1864 battle of Cedar Creek.
Tour the Sailor's Creek Battlefield
The battle of Sailor's Creek inflicted a devastating blow on the retreating Confederate army which surrendered three days later at Appomattox.
Understand Jackson's brilliance at Port Republic
Port Republic, Virginia
Port Republic was the final battle of Stonewall Jackson's Valley campaign -- six weeks that made Jackson a legend
Learn about the Bloody 8th on the Cold Harbor Walking Trail
Learn the story of the 8th New York Heavy Artillery on this walk through the Cold Harbor battlefield
Visit Confederate Headquarters at Portici
The headquarters of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston offers a view on the battle from the perspective of the Confederate command.
See the best preserved DC area fort -- Fort Ward
During the Civil War, Washington D.C. was an armed camp bristling with fortifications. Fort Ward is the best preserved of this famous circle of forts that surrounded the capital.
Visit the Battle of Bull Run Bridge -- Liberia
This is an oft-overlooked battlefield. Stonewall Jackson and his men fought here, which certainly makes it worth a visit.
Experience Trial by Fire at Pamplin Historical Park
Pamplin Historical Park and its National Museum of the Civil War Soldier provide hands-on exhibits that will thrill children and adults alike.
Stand in the Sunken Road at Fredericksburg
Wave after wave of Union soldiers charged against this position in one of the most lopsided engagements of the Civil War.
Visit the Confederate State House
The State House was once the Capitol building of the Confederate States of America. The first conscription act in American history was passed in this building.
See how wide the James River really is
Charles City, Virginia
The only way to truly grasp the extraordinary military obstacle of the James River is to stand upon its banks and gaze across. Crossing the James was a major step toward ending the Civil War in Virginia.
See the fast-moving waters of Swift Creek
Colonial Heights, Virginia
Confederates staved off possible disaster here on the Richmond Turnpike on May 9, 1864, during Union General Benjamin F. Butler's Bermuda Hundred Campaign.
See Where Generals Stevens and Kearny died -- Chantilly
This battle, so often overlooked, claimed the lives of two of the best up-and-coming Union generals, Philip Kearny and Isaac Stevens.
Walk the Stuart's Hill Walking Trail
Stuart's Hill Walking Trail gives visitors access to important parts of the Second Manassas Battlefield not accessible by car and adds depth to the experience.
Contemplate charging trenches at Cold Harbor
As you walk this battlefield, you may experience a taste of the dread and terror that Union soldiers felt as they advanced on the maze of Confederate earthworks.
Stand in the Low, Confederate Position on Matthews Hill
Confederates made a bold and courageous stand here on Matthew Hill, allowing reinforcements to take position on nearby Henry Hill.
See where the Battle of Fredericksburg was decided
Although other parts of the Fredericksburg battlefield are better known, the Slaughter Pen Farm was the Union's best chance for victory.
See Ball's Bluff, a small battle with a big shadow
This small battle, fought along bluffs overlooking the Potomac River, had dramatic ramifications for the Union war effort.
See the real Wilderness at the Widow Tapp Farm
Stand at the spot where General Lee nearly lost the war in 1864, where one of Lee's most poignant moments occurred and where the woods still maintain the distinct character of the Wilderness!
Visit the Kernstown Battlefield
Kernstown is notable if for no other reason than it was the only place that Gen. Stonewall Jackson was truly defeated in battle.
See Stonewall Jackson's horse at the VMI Museum
The VMI Museum is a treasure trove of Civil War history that stresses the role of the Virginia Military Institute in the conflict as well as the career of Stonewall Jackson.
Stand Where S.D. Lee's Gunners Did, on the Brawner Farm
Appreciate why this position was heaven for S.D. Lee's gunners and why it was an absolute nightmare for the attacking infantry of Union Gen. Fitz John Porter's men.
Climb Fisher's Hill
See how outgunned the Confederates had to be to lose this position.
Stand at the Chancellor House ruins
The Chancellor House foundation still remains, scene of one of those most dramatic moments of the Civil War.
See the Field of Lost Shoes at New Market
New Market, Virginia
Across this field the teenaged cadets of the Virginia Military Institute charged like veterans against a line of massed Union artillery. They captured a Union gun while suffering 20 percent casualties.
Visit Tredegar Iron Works, the Arsenal of the Confederacy
Tredegar was once the most important iron foundry in the South. Today, it serves as the visitor center for Richmond National Battlefield.
Visit the City of Hampton and the Old Church
The old church is the only surviving colonial structure remaining today in downtown Hampton.
Walk the Dimmock line at Petersburg
Confederate resistance along the Dimmock Line proved critical to slowing the Union advance in the early days of the campaign and led to the lengthy siege of Petersburg which resulted.
See where the Battle of Hampton Roads was fought
Hampton Roads, Virginia
The Battle of Hampton Roads brought the era of wooden ships to an end and ushered in the age of iron naval vessels.
Go Inside the Stone House -- A Manassas Battlefield Landmark
The Stone house is one of the most conspicuous landmarks visible on any Civil War battlefield throughout the country and has some soldier graffiti inside, too.
Visit Stonewall Jackson's Grave(s)
Lexington and Locust Grove, Virginia
Visit the TWO burial sites of Stonewall Jackson at the memorial cemetery named in his honor. He was initially buried under one stone, and later moved several rods away.
Visit the Site of the Battle of Lee's Mill
Newport News, Virginia
See where Union troops almost cracked flooded Confederate defensive positions.
Learn about the Battle of James City: Opening of the Bristoe Station Campaign
This was the first action of the Bristoe Station Campaign, October of 1863.
Learn about slaughter and confusion at Saunders Field
Locust Grove, Virginia
The struggle for Saunders Field at the Wilderness marked the beginning of one of the longest and most savage periods of combat in American history.
See the incredible medical exhibits at Chimborazo Hospital
As Confederate hospitals go, Chimborazo had no equal in size, importance, and notoriety.
See the Attic at Historic Blenheim
Union soldiers left their mark on the place, literally. Names, dates, poems and drawings from representatives of at least twenty three different regiments ornament the walls of the building,
Visit the Manassas Museum(s)
This wonderful museum system tells the story and history of Manassas, especially in regards to the Civil War.
Take the Trevilian Station Driving Tour
This often-overlooked cavalry battle, fought on June 11 -- 12, 1864, has been called George Armstrong Custer's "first last stand."
Visit the White Oak Swamp Battlefield
In order to fully appreciate and understand the Seven Days' one must comprehend this action.
Visit the City of Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg is a place bursting with old Virginia history. The town itself, characterized by its historic homes and churches, was the scene of urban combat amid one of the largest and most desperate battles of the entire war.
Visit the Cross Keys Battlefield
Rockingham County, Virginia
Cross Keys was one of the crowning victories of Stonewall's Valley Campaign, and is a case study in using topography to one's full military advantage. The battlefield is pristine, making it easier to visualize.
Walk and Explore the Five Forks Battlefield
Five Forks was one of the last, crippling blows for Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, and led to the evacuation of Petersburg and Richmond.
Stand in awe at the White Oak Museum
If you are fascinated with relics of the Civil War, the White Oak Museum is a must-see place. You will not see more Civil War artifacts on display anywhere.
See the Methodist Parsonage Ruins
These ruins are a landmark of the Malvern Hill Battlefield. D. H. Hill's Division passed directly by as they advanced southward towards Union lines.
See the strength of the Union position at Malvern cliffs
The view from the cliffs clearly illustrates the severity of the challenge faced by the Confederates on July 1, 1862. Still, only a determined stand by the 14th NY stopped the Virginians and North Carolinians from reaching their goal.
Visit the Beaver Dam Creek Battlefield
The battle at Beaver Dam Creek marked the opening salvo of Robert E. Lee's tenure in command of the Army of Northern Virginia.
See the site of the Woodstock Races
Toms Brook, Virginia
Early's Confederate cavalry, including the Laurel brigade, was defeated here by Union forces, signaling the end of the dominance of Southern horsemen.
Visit the Battle of Middleburg Marker
From the site of this marker you can see the stone walls that Rhode Island troops used to ambush North Carolina troops during the battle.
See the Horses and Mules Memorial
Perhaps the only one of its kind, this monument, just across from the National Sporting Library & Museum, honors the more than a million horses and mules who died as a result of the Civil War.
Walk around Mt. Defiance
On June 19, 1863, J. E. B. Stuart placed his battle line on this tall eminence one mile west of Middleburg and met Gregg's Union attack.
Visit the Red Fox Inn
Established in 1728, the Red Fox Inn was a landmark even before the Civil War. J. E. B. Stuart was enjoying his lunch here when the Battle of Middleburg began and he had to flee from Union cavalry.
Visit McInturff's Ford
Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon's Division crossed the frigid Shenandoah here before advancing double quick on Sheridan's flank
Visit Fort Mahone
Confederate Fort Mahone, or Fort Desperation as the men called it, was the site of a fierce battle during the Petersburg Breakthrough on April 1, 1865
Walk the Colquitt’s Salient Trail
From this salient, on March 25, 1865, General John B. Gordon led a body of picked men to surprise and capture Fort Stedman
See Fort Haskell
Union survivors of the assault on Fort Stedman fell back to defend Fort Haskell, where they were mistakenly shelled by their own cannons. They stopped the Confederate attack, however.
Traverse Harrison's Creek
Harrison's Creek is situated in the heart of the Petersburg National Battlefield, and was an on two separate occasions served as an important dividing line between the armies.
Visit the Battle of Cool Springs Marker
On the banks of the Shenandoah River in the summer of 1864, Union troops nearly surprised Early's Confederates, but Gen. Robert Rodes led a flanking movement which saved the day.
Visit the Glendale National Cemetery
Over a thousand Union soldiers who fell during the Seven Days Battles, at places such as Malvern Hill, Frayser's Farm and Harrison's Landing, are interred at this cemetery, on the site of the Battle of Glendale.
See the Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy Marker
Levy 'took the gun of a sick comrade, went into the fight, and when the color bearers were shot down, carried the colors and saved them from capture' near this spot, becoming one of the first Jews to earn the Medal of Honor.
Visit the Watt House
On this plateau, the right wing of McClellan's Army of the Potomac resisted repeated Confederate attacks until nightfall during the Battle of Gaines' Mill.
See the Fifth Corps' Position Above Boatswain's Creek
Fitz John Porter's men took up a formidable position here during the Battle of Gaines' Mill, repulsing multiple Confederate assaults before a sustained effort finally broke through a two-mile front at dusk.
See the site of the North River Bridge
Port Republic, Virginia
Stonewall Jackson survived his closest call of the war here during the Battle of Port Republic, when General James Shields' Union troops nearly overran his position.
See Civil War graffiti at the Blenheim farmhouse
Visit Blenheim, a Civil War-era farmhouse whose walls are covered with over 100 signatures, poems, and drawings made by Union soldiers from the years 1862-1863
Envision the battery that stopped Hill's advance at Cedar Mountain
Visit the high-water mark of one of the most famous counter-attacks in the Civil War. The guns were posted along the ridge southeast of the intersection.
See where General Jackson drew his saber in battle for the only time
The sword was rusted to the scabbard from lack of use, and Jackson was forced to brandish a sheathed sword to rally his men near "the Gate" at the Battle of Cedar Mountain.
Stand where Charles Winder stood his last
Cedar Mountain, Virginia
See where Brigadier General Charles Winder was mortally wounded while personally manning a battery on the northeast corner of the Culpepper Road/Crittenden Lane intersection.
Tour the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox
See the Museum of the Confederacy's extensive collection of flags, uniforms, and weapons.
Stop by a building used as Gen. Johnston's Headquarters
Newport News, Virginia
Lee Hall mansion, an Antebellum plantation house, served as headquarters for Joeseph Johnston during the Peninsula Campaign
Relive the Battle of Dam No. 1
Newport News, Virginia
When Federals attacked a Confederate dam during the Peninsula Campaign, a small but fierce battle broke out. The dam is gone, but earthworks are still visible at Newport News Park.
See the Confederate Camp at Morven Park
Explore Morven Park's Civil War Camp which includes wooden huts, replicas of those built by soldiers during the Civil War.
- Climb Fisher's Hill
- Climb Sitlington's Hill at McDowell
- Contemplate charging trenches at Cold Harbor
- Drive the extensive siege lines west of Petersburg
- Envision the battery that stopped Hill's advance at Cedar Mountain
- Experience the Bloody Angle at Spotsylvania
- Experience Trial by Fire at Pamplin Historical Park
- Explore Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters in Winchester
- Find A.P. Hill's death marker at Petersburg
- Gaze from the artillery position at Hazel Grove
- Gaze into the Crater
- Go Inside the Stone House -- A Manassas Battlefield Landmark
- Go to Fort Monroe -- bastion, sanctuary, prison and more
- Imagine "Seeing the Elephant" at Harris Farm
- Learn about Lee's trap at North Anna
- Learn about slaughter and confusion at Saunders Field
- Learn about the Battle of James City: Opening of the Bristoe Station Campaign
- Learn about the Bloody 8th on the Cold Harbor Walking Trail
- Relive the Battle of Dam No. 1
- See a National Cemetery twice as large as Gettysburg's.
- See Ball's Bluff, a small battle with a big shadow
- See Civil War graffiti at the Blenheim farmhouse
- See Fort Haskell
- See how Drewry's Bluff dominated the strategic James River
- See how wide the James River really is
- See Robert Lincoln's Sarcophagus at Arlington National Cemetery
- See Stonewall Jackson's horse at the VMI Museum
- See the Attic at Historic Blenheim
- See the Belle Isle Prison site
- See the best preserved DC area fort -- Fort Ward
- See the bloodiest Seven Days battlefield -- Gaines' Mill
- See the Confederate Camp at Morven Park
- See the fast-moving waters of Swift Creek
- See the Field of Lost Shoes at New Market
- See the Fifth Corps' Position Above Boatswain's Creek
- See the Horses and Mules Memorial
- See the incredible medical exhibits at Chimborazo Hospital
- See the Methodist Parsonage Ruins
- See the Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy Marker
- See the real Wilderness at the Widow Tapp Farm
- See the site of the North River Bridge
- See the site of the Woodstock Races
- See the strength of the Union position at Malvern cliffs
- See the wharves and Appomattox Manor at City Point
- See Upperville and learn of Drama at Vineyard Hill
- See where "The Gallant Pelham" Fell at Kelly's Ford
- See where Col. Turner Ashby breathed his last
- See where General Jackson drew his saber in battle for the only time
- See Where Generals Stevens and Kearny died -- Chantilly
- See where the Battle of Fredericksburg was decided
- See where the Battle of Hampton Roads was fought
- See Where the Berdan Sharpshooters Came of Age
- See Where Winfield Scott Hancock Became Hancock the Superb
- Stand at the Chancellor House ruins
- Stand atop Buford's Knoll at Brandy Station
- Stand in awe at the White Oak Museum
- Stand in the Deep Cut at Second Manassas
- Stand in the Low, Confederate Position on Matthews Hill
- Stand in the Middle Field at Third Winchester
- Stand in the room where Grant and Lee met at Appomattox
- Stand in the room where Stonewall Jackson died
- Stand in the Sunken Road at Fredericksburg
- Stand where Charles Winder stood his last
- Stand where Grant and Meade were photographed together
- Stand Where S.D. Lee's Gunners Did, on the Brawner Farm
- Stand Where Thomas J. Jackson Became Stonewall
- Stop by a building used as Gen. Johnston's Headquarters
- Stroll through the peaceful Poplar Grove National Cemetery
- Take the Henry Hill Walking Tour
- Take the Trevilian Station Driving Tour
- Tour Belle Grove and Cedar Creek Battlefield
- Tour Hollywood Cemetery
- Tour the Cedar Mountain Battlefield
- Tour the Chancellorsville Battlefield
- Tour the Confederate White House and Museum of the Confederacy
- Tour the forgotten battlefields of Bermuda Hundred
- Tour the Glendale Battlefield
- Tour the Malvern Hill Battlefield
- Tour the Mine Run: Payne's Farm Battlefield
- Tour the Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox
- Tour the Sailor's Creek Battlefield
- Traverse Harrison's Creek
- Understand Jackson's brilliance at Port Republic
- View soldier scribblings on the walls of the Graffiti House
- View the Monitor's turret at the Mariners' Museum
- Visit and Explore the Williamsburg Battlefield
- Visit Battery Dantzler
- Visit Blandford Church and Cemetery
- Visit Chapman's Mill, Battle of Thoroughfare Gap
- Visit Chinn Ridge on the First Manassas Battlefield
- Visit Confederate Headquarters at Portici
- Visit Ellsworth's Death Site in Alexandria
- Visit Ellwood in the Wilderness
- Visit Fort Brady
- Visit Fort Mahone
- Visit Harrison's Landing at Berkeley Plantation
- Visit McInturff's Ford
- Visit Robert E. Lee's office and tomb at Lee Chapel
- Visit Salem Church
- Visit St. Peter's Church
- Visit Stonewall Jackson's Grave(s)
- Visit Stuart's death site at Yellow Tavern
- Visit the Appomattox Station Battlefield
- Visit the Battle of Bull Run Bridge -- Liberia
- Visit the Battle of Cool Springs Marker
- Visit the Battle of Middleburg Marker
- Visit the Beaver Dam Creek Battlefield
- Visit the Big Bethel Battlefield Site
- Visit the City of Fredericksburg
- Visit the City of Hampton and the Old Church
- Visit the Confederate State House
- Visit the Cross Keys Battlefield
- Visit the Glendale National Cemetery
- Visit the Groveton Confederate Cemetery
- Visit the House and Grounds at Chatham Manor
- Visit the Kernstown Battlefield
- Visit the Manassas Museum(s)
- Visit the Red Fox Inn
- Visit the Remains of the Seven Pines Battlefield
- Visit the Savage's Station Battlefield
- Visit the site of Libby Prison
- Visit the Site of the Battle of Lee's Mill
- Visit the Valentine Richmond History Center
- Visit the Watt House
- Visit the White Oak Swamp Battlefield
- Visit the Yorktown Civil War Battlefield
- Visit Tredegar Iron Works, the Arsenal of the Confederacy
- Walk and Explore the Five Forks Battlefield
- Walk around Mt. Defiance
- Walk the Brawner Farm Loop Trail
- Walk the Colquitt’s Salient Trail
- Walk the Dimmock line at Petersburg
- Walk the Ream's Station Battlefield
- Walk the St. James Church Trail at Brandy Station
- Walk the Stuart's Hill Walking Trail
- Walk the White Oak Road Battlefield
- Walk through the Fairview clearing
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