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New Hospital Room Display At Ellwood!

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For many years we have been mentioning to visitors that Ellwood was used by the Confederate Army as a convalescence hospital after the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863.   Thanks to the tireless efforts of three of our members, extensive research was conducted to find documentation on at least one of the patients treated at Ellwood and what the hospital …

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Recent Archaeology at Ellwood

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By Eric Mink, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Miitary Park Learning About Our Sites – A couple inches of snow last week did not stop archaeologists from the NPS Northeast Region Archaeology Program from spending a couple days on the Wilderness Battlefield. Archaeologists Joel Dukes and James Nyman conducted a geophysical survey of the location for a couple suspected slave quarters …

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