Battle of Fredericksburg


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Noun1.Battle of Fredericksburg - an important battle in the American Civil War (1862)Battle of Fredericksburg - an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
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Lee, witnessing the slaughter that was the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg, said, "It is well war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
Enlarged anaglyph (stereo view) photos were taken in 1863 after the Second Battle of Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg, Va.
Caption: Although this illustration was rendered following the December 11-15, 1862, Battle of Fredericksburg, the sight was all too common during the American Civil War Beneath a hill held by Stonewall Jackson's Confederate artillery, Federal burial parties are seen intering Union dead, many of whose uniforms and shoes have been removed during the night by Confederate scavengers.
He led the II Corps of the Army of the Potomac through the Peninsula Campaign, the Seven Days Battles, the Maryland Campaign, and the Battle of Fredericksburg.
The first, the Battle of Fredericksburg, was a triumph for the southern Confederates and gave hope for ultimate victory in the war - something that in the end they were denied.
He replaced Ambrose Burnside, in whom the country was and the President had lost confidence--after the failure and carnage of the Battle of Fredericksburg.
got its first indication that brother George has been wounded at the Battle of Fredericksburg.
She served at the Second Battle of Bull Run, the Battle, of Antietam and the Battle of Fredericksburg, among others.
Topics include the War Department's manipulation of printing casualty lists at the battle of Fredericksburg and the postwar debate on the punishment of treason.
Seven days later, nearly 13,000 Union soldiers died in one day at the Battle of Fredericksburg.
On seeing his brother George's name listed among the casualties of the Battle of Fredericksburg, he left New York for Virginia in December 1862 to look for him.