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Richmond National Battlefield Park in Richmond, Virginia
The last capital of the Confederacy is chockablock with reminders of the civil-rights struggle. Among them: the Richmond National Battlefield Park, a conglomeration of 13 sites ranging from battlefields to the Confederacy's largest hospital. Start at the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar and make your way to the exhibit dedicated to 14 of the black Medal of Honor winners in the Civil War.