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St.Patrick’s Day, “Irish Brigade”: Driving Tour
DATEMarch 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
On St. Patrick’s Day, we’ll take a special battle of Fredericksburg tour where we’ll pay tribute to the legendary “Irish Brigade”. We’ll examine this historic brigade’s beginnings…composed predominately of Irish immigrants from major cities of the North. We’ll follow the Irish Brigade through the streets of Fredericksburg and trace their way into glory as they assault the infamous Marye’s Heights. Last, we’ll examine their impact on the Civil War and beyond. Travel with us on a leisurely drive around the Fredericksburg battlefield as we discover its Civil War history. A local battlefield guide will lead the way! Our comfortable shuttle-bus will make several stops along the way so you may take a closer look, take the best pictures, and stretch your legs. Limited tickets are available online at https://www.fxbgtours.com/ or day of at the Fredericksburg Downtown Visitor Center, 706 Caroline St.; where our tour begins.
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