At Ease: Pelham's Corner—What Happened Here?

At Ease: Fredericksburg Battlefield Sites

At Ease: Spotsylvania Court House

At Ease: The Wilderness

At Ease: Chancellorsville

At Ease: Fredericksburg

CVBT 2019 Highlights

Aerial Tour of the 5th Corps Tract

Kinney Tract Update

Wilderness Crossroads

Central Virginia Battlefields Trust 15th Anniversary

Educator's Resources

History Storyboards

While the following videos are designed to be Virginia Standard of Learning compliant, they are freely available for use in any classroom.

President Abraham Lincoln -

April 14, 1865, 8:10 PM, The White House. President Abraham Lincoln uncharacteristically recalls his past five years to White House stewards while waiting for his carriage to the theater.

Confederate President Jefferson Davis - Jefferson Davis, after his release from prison, explains what happened leading up to and during the Civil War.

Union General Ulysses S. Grant - September 1884, New York City. Upon receiving a diagnosis of cancer, former President Grant decides to write his memoirs to provide income for his beloved wife Julia. 

Confederate General Robert E. Lee - Late April 1865, behind the Stewart House, Richmond, Virginia. In an unexpected encounter with a local citizen, General Lee provides his retrospective summary of the "late conflict" and ponders his own and Virginia's future.

Frederick Douglas - Following his presentation to an 1880’s women’s suffrage event, Frederick Douglas takes questions.  Although his demeanor seems casual, there is intensity when he addresses issues of import. 

Confederate General Thomas A."Stonewall" Jackson - Chancellorsville, VirginiaMay 1st, 1863, late afternoon.  As he is about to ride to a meeting with General Lee, General Jackson pauses to inspire a frightened young soldier.”  

CVBT Youth Day 2018

CVBT Youth Day 2017

Civil War Fredericksburg Then & Now

Preserve It or Lose It

Krick On Preservation of Jackson Flank Attack Tract

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