Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg, Virginia, November 1862
The city of Fredericksburg is in a handsome valley on the south side of the Rappahannock River, 56 miles from Washington City, and 62 miles from Richmond, on the line of the great southern rail-road. It is at the head of tide on the river, about 150 miles from its mouth. The Rappahannock is navigable for vessels of 140 tons, to the Falls of the Rappahannock, a short distance above the town… Population in 1830, whites 1,797, slaves 1,124, free blacks 387; total, 3,308. Population in 1840, 3,974. (Historical Collections, 1852)

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Birthplace of
 

Barton, Seth Maxwell

Seth Maxwell Barton, detail
Full name
  Seth Maxwell Barton

Blackford, William Willis

William Willis Blackford, detail
Full name
  William Willis Blackford

Botts, Lawson

Lawson Botts, photograph, detail
Full name
  Lawson Botts

Brown, B. P.

Dickinson College Alumnus - No photograph currently available
Full name
  B. P. Brown

DeBaptiste, George

George DeBaptiste, detail
Full name
  George DeBaptiste

Maury, Dabney Herndon

Dabney Herndon Maury, detail
Full name
  Dabney Herndon Maury

Maury, Matthew Fontaine

Matthew Fontaine Maury, detail
Full name
  Matthew Fontaine Maury

Mercer, Hugh Weedon

Hugh Weedon Mercer, detail
Full name
  Hugh Weedon Mercer

Patton, George Smith

George Smith Patton, detail
Full name
  George Smith Patton

Stevenson, Carter Littlepage

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, detail
Full name
  Carter Littlepage Stevenson

Stringfellow, Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow, circa 1875, detail
Full name
  Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow
Burial place of
 

Barton, Seth Maxwell

Seth Maxwell Barton, detail
Full name
  Seth Maxwell Barton

Maury, Dabney Herndon

Dabney Herndon Maury, detail
Full name
  Dabney Herndon Maury

Perrin, Abner Monroe

Abner Monroe Perrin, detail
Full name
  Abner Monroe Perrin

Sibley, Henry Hopkins

Henry Hopkins Sibley, detail
Full name
  Henry Hopkins Sibley

Stevenson, Carter Littlepage

Carter Littlepage Stevenson, detail
Full name
  Carter Littlepage Stevenson