The Voices of Fredericksburg
Written on:December 13, 2012
The battle took place in and around the town of Fredericksburg from December 11-15, 1862. Union Major General Ambrose E. Burnside maneuvered his army near the town and awaited the arrival of pontoon boats to cross the river. During this critical delay, Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia dug in on the high ground outside of town and awaited for a battle that Burnside would surely be…Read more...
In category: Civil War Soldiers, Combat, Letters, Lincoln's Thinking Bayonets, Soldier Studies