The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.

The News Desk archives:

Forum to shed light on Civil War battles fought here

Farm buildings give way to land’s Civil War past

Council approves battlefield memorial

Tune in as C–SPAN turns a ‘vivid lens’ on Fredericksburg

Acting chief named at battlefield park

Culpeper’s Pelham monument moves to new site

History, barbecue mix Saturday in Falmouth

Soldiers’ harrowing tales shared at park

COLUMN: Fun replaces fear when battles aren’t bloody

Crowd gets feel for history at Chancellorsville’s 150th

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