Local History

The 23rd USCT were the first colored troops in the Civil War to see direct combat against Confederate troops. This battle occurred in the front field along what is now Catharpin Road. The farm is part of the Chancellorsville Battlefield and skirmishes before the battle of Spotsylvania. To read more about our local history, visit the links provided below.

Spotsylvania County History

Spotsylvania Early History

Spotsylvania Court House

23rd USCT History

23rd USCT History