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 Posted: Wed Jun 21st, 2006 03:13 pm
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Grumpy Geezer

Joined: Thu Sep 1st, 2005
Location: Tennessee USA
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Could use some help from someone who has visited Fredericksburg more often than me. I was there once, about 7 years ago. It was a terrible day since we foolishly tried to visit Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Wilderness (as well as Salem Church) all in one near 100 degree day. So needless to say, I can't remember much about it, other than Rt. 3 traffic.

While at Fredericksburg, I remember standing with a hill behind me, which contained some artillery. In front was a large field endind with a treeline and a railroad embankment. I remember there was a pyramid shaped monument which I think was to Meade. Does this portion of the field sound familiar to anyone? Is this the area of the slaughter pen?

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