Battle of Fredericksburg

For more reading on the Battle of Fredericksburg and the other battles in the immediate region, we have provided links to articles and videos about the battles that affected our congregation. The wounded from all the battles and skirmishes on this page were treated in the system of field hospitals set up in Fredericksburg. The sanctuary and orphanage of the Presbyterian Church were two of those hospitals.

Fredericksburg Campaign – November – December, 1862

Battle of Fredericksburg – Dec 11-13, 1862

Animated Map of the Battle of Fredericksburg

Video excerpts from the 2003 film Gods & Generals about the Battle of Fredericksburg

Chancellorsville Campaign – April 30 – May 6, 1863

Battle of Chancellorsville – April 30 – May 6, 1863

Second Battle of Fredericksburg – May 3, 1863
*Also known as the Second Battle of Marye’s Heights

Battle of Salem Church – May 3 – May 4, 1863

Grant’s Overland Campaign – May – June 1864

Battle of the Wilderness – May 5–7, 1864

Battle of Spotsylvania Court House – May 8–21, 1864

Skirmish at Bloody Angle – May 8–21, 1864

Battle of Yellow Tavern – May 12, 1864