American Civil War: Battle of Fredericksburg

American Civil War: Battle of Fredericksburg

battle-of-fredericksburg-large.png - Photograph Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Battle of Fredericksburg: The Army of the Potomac crossing the Rappahannock: in the morning of December 13, 1862, under the command of Generals Burnside, Sumner, Hooker & Franklin.

The Battle of Fredericksburg was a battle that took place during the American Civil War between December 11 and December 15 in 1862 in Fredericksburg,Virginia and surrounding areas.The Union suffered a serious defeat, losing nearly men.

The Second Battle of Fredericksburg a part of the Battle of Chancellorsville was fought May 3rd 1863.

Confederate dead lie among rifles and other gear, behind a stone wall at the foot of Marye's Heights near Fredericksburg, Virginia on May Union forces penetrated the Confederate lines at this point, during the Second Battle of Fredericksburg

The True Battle for Fredericksburg..The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15, 1862, in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside.

Our Battle of Fredericksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, expert videos, photos, and recommended web links for this important 1862 Civil War battle in Virginia. Check out our animated battle map for Fredericksburg.

Recently uncovered photograph of Union soldiers encamped on a bluff near Franklin’s Crossing south of Fredericksburg shortly before the Second Battle of Fredericksburg, 1863.

Recently discovered photograph of Union soldiers encamped on a bluff near Franklin’s Crossing south of Fredericksburg shortly before the Second Battle of Fredericksburg in May 1863

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