The War Is On!
Battle of First Bull RunBook - 2007
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More than 150 years ago, life was turned upside-down for residents in our communities. Stafford County was occupied by Union troops. Fredericksburg changed hands many times between Union and Confederate and was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. Spotsylvania County had the battles of Spotsylvania Courthouse, the Wilderness, and Chancellorsville. Thousands of men… (more)
From Library Staff
The Union really didn't think the Civil War was going to go on as long as it did, but at the Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas), they learned just how hard the South was willing to fight.