During the Civil War, Fredericksburg was of great importance because of its strategic location between Washington and Richmond, the capitals of the Union and the Confederacy respectively. In ‘Civil War – The Battle of Fredericksburg’ the city also plays a central role, being the dividing line between the two armies.
The part of the playing field that portrays the city is made up of some of its most characteristic buildings, such as St George’s Church, the ‘Rising Sun’ Tavern and the Fredericksburg City Courthouse. Other recognizable buildings are the ‘Sentry Box’, St James’ House and Mary Washington’s House.
‘Rising Sun’ Tavern, St George’s Church, ‘Sentry Box’, City Courthouse, St James’ House