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Sites of manufacturing, medicine, and maneuver tell the story of Civil War Richmond.

You can view our visitor center orientation films below, and follow the social media links to discover virtual tours, ranger chats, and multimedia presentations available online.

 
Richmond National Battlefield Park Facebook page

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Duration:
11 minutes, 54 seconds

Industrial Heart of the Confederacy: Tredegar Iron Works This 12 minute introductory film highlights the history of Tredegar Iron Works, one of the present sites of Richmond National Battlefield Park, and the primary producer of Confederate cannons during the Civil War.

 
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Duration:
17 minutes, 44 seconds

Under the Yellow Flag: The Confederate Medical Story This 17 minute film discusses 19th century medicine, its use by the Confederacy during the Civil War, and the history of the Chimborazo Hospital site, current home of Richmond National Battlefield Park's Civil War Medical Museum.

 
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Duration:
9 minutes, 5 seconds

This 9 minute film tells the story of the 1864 capture of Fort Harrison by Union forces, including elements of the United States Colored Troops (USCTs), as well as detailing the efforts to preserve the site - the first unit of Richmond National Battlefield Park.

 

The Battles for Richmond

Union and Confederate armies fought near richmond twice, in 1862 and again in 1864. More than a dozen battlefields and historic sites are preserved by Richmond National Battlefield Park. Brief animated summaries of the major battles that occured near Richmond are below.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Richmond National Battlefield Park YouTube page

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Richmond National Battlefield Park podcast

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Richmond National Battlefield Park Flickr page

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Last updated: June 13, 2020

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Mailing Address:

3215 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223

Phone:

(804) 226-1981

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