Last week I had an opportunity to tour part of Manassas National Battlefield Park with my brother, and couldn't help but scan the landscape and try to envision the fighting that went on there during the Civil War.
The same can be said of my previous visits to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Petersburg National Battlefield. Each site had me struggling to imagine what it must have been like to do battle on those grounds 150 years ago.
Do all Civil War battlefields preserved by the National Park Service come across to you the same, or does one stand out? And if so, why?