Civil War Category

Pictured here is the Presbyterian Church of Fredericksburg
March 13, 2018

A Vast Hospital

Inscription: “Wounded Union soldiers in a Fredericksburg yard, May 1864. All but one of these men have been wounded in…

Pictured here is Bound for Freedom Historical Marker
April 24, 2018

Bound For Freedom

Inscription:  The Civil War spilled into the Rappahannock valley in the spring of 1862. While the main armies campaigned on…

Pictured here is a formal portrait of Clara Barton taken by James E. Purdy in 1904.
March 23, 2018

Clara Barton

Inscription:  “1862 – 1962 In Memory of Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross. A devoted nurse and tireless…

Pictured here is the canal ditch
April 17, 2018

The Canal Ditch

Inscription: “The post-Civil War street in front of you, Kenmore Avenue, covers a wartime millrace or canal ditch. On December…

Pictured is the side view of Hurkamp Park
April 17, 2018

The Corporation Burying Ground

Inscription: “The park around you was once known as the Corporation Burying Ground. Burials occurred here from 1787 through 1853…

Pictured here is the fifth army of the Potomac monument
April 17, 2018

The Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac

Inscription: “To commemorate the valor of the Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac, and in loving memory of its heroic…