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Spotsylvania Courthouse

9101 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, VA 22553-1903
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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 25, 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 25 November 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

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Reviewed 20 October 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
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Reviewed 11 September 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 25 July 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
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Reviewed 12 July 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
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Reviewed 7 April 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
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Reviewed 31 December 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
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Reviewed 5 June 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
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Reviewed 18 April 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
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Reviewed 5 April 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

1  Thank nangefv
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