Thanks to the help of hundreds of volunteers, Fredericksburg National Cemetery once again hosted its annual Memorial Day Luminaria commemoration on Saturday night. More than 15,000 soldiers are buried in the cemetery, although only about twenty percent of them are … Continue reading
A lesser known part of the Chancellorsville campaign is the battle that swirled around Salem Church on May 3rd and 4th, 1863.
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Tagged Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of Salem Church, Chancellorsville, Logothetis-Photos, Photography, Salem Church
The monument to Parker’s Virginia Battery stands as the lone monument to the Second Battle of Fredericksburg. Dedicated on May 3rd, 1973, this monument on the south end of Willis Hill, memorializes the efforts of Lt. J. Thompson Brown’s section … Continue reading