Confederate Cemetery

Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, Virginia

The Confederate Cemetery was dedicated in 1870.  Over 3,300 soldiers are buried in the cemetery and over 2,100 are unknown.  The cemetery also includes the remains of six Confederate generals but only General Abner Perrin was killed during the war. Generals Seth Barton, Dabney Maury, Daniel Ruggles, Henry Sibley and Carter Stevenson all survived the war.

The Ladies’ Memorial Association of Fredericksburg owns and maintains the cemetery and since 1867 holds a Memorial Day Ceremony in the cemetery to pay tribute to the fallen soldiers.

The Confederate Cemetery, Washington Avenue entrance is opened daily to visitors.

Photo of the Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Virginia