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The Battle of Fredericksburg

Alfred M. Scales

The Battle of Fredericksburg

an address before the Association of the Virginia Division of the Army of Northern Virginia, at Richmond, Va., on Thursday evening, November 1, 1883

by Alfred M. Scales

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Published by R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal narratives,
  • Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alfred M. Scales
    ContributionsAssociation of the Army of Northern Virginia. Virginia Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25498249M
    OCLC/WorldCa5692964

    Get this from a library! The battle of Fredericksburg. [Scott Ingram] -- Details the Civil War battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and profiles some of the key figures involved in what was a decisive victory for the Confederacy. The Battle of Fredericksburg proved to be the Army of Northern Virginia’s easiest victory during the war. It remained to be seen what Hooker would do to boost the morale of the Army of the Potomac and turn it into an instrument that would sustain the Lincoln Administration’s policies in The Year of Jubilee.

    Battle Of Fredericksburg Pictures during Battle Of Fredericksburg of the American Civil War This photograph shows the th Pennsylvania Infantry’s camp near Falmouth, VA, in December The Union army encampment near Falmouth afforded the men a clear view of Fredericksburg and Confederate troop preparations while they waited for the.   Fredericksburg, VA () Today. Partly cloudy. Low 64F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.. Tonight.

    Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United of the census, the population , an increase f at the census. The city population was estimated at 29, in The Bureau of Economic Analysis of the United States Department of Commerce combines the city of Fredericksburg with Country: United States. The battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, , were remarkable in several respects. Both revealed the problems of mounting a serious attack at night and provided the first examples of the now-familiar trench warfare. Fredericksburg featured street fighting and river crossings under fire. Chancellorsville was marked by Stonewall Jackson's death and the rare instance of .


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The Battle of Fredericksburg on Deceminvolved nearlycombatants and is remembered as one of the most significant Confederate victories. The battle, which took place in and. The very best study of the horrific bloodbath known as the Battle of FredericksburgThe Lone Star Book Review Every major Civil War battle deserves at least one big book Rable has produced the Battle of Fredericksburg's big book His study of Fredericksburg surely represents a microcosm of the entire Civil War/5(27).

Some have compared this one to Ken Noe’s look at the Battle of Perryville, but Noe’s book focuses on the battle first and the social aspects and aftermath second.

Rable’s book on Fredericksburg is the other way around. Fredericksburg ‘Clear the Way’ by Carl Smith. battle of Fredericksburg, in the Civil War, fought Dec.

13,at Fredericksburg, Va. In Nov.,the Union general Ambrose Burnside moved his three "grand divisions" under W. Franklin, E. Sumner, and Joseph Hooker to the north side of the Rappahannock River opposite Fredericksburg; his objective was Richmond.

Delay in bringing up pontoons prevented. Battle of Fredericksburg, clash between Union and Confederate forces on December 11–15,during the American Civil War. The Union troops, despite outnumbering the Confederates, suffered a crushing defeat.

It was one of the largest battles of. Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg!, (UNC Press) George Rable - Rable's The Battle of Fredericksburg book is the classic book on the Battle of Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg was a disastrous defeat for the Union army and his books not only looks at the military aspects of the conflict, but also the social and political aspects that influenced and shaped the battle.

Our Battle of Fredericksburg page includes history articles, battle maps, expert videos, photos, and recommended web links for this important Civil War battle in Virginia. Check out our animated battle map for Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg!) is probably more accessible than O'Reilly's more narrowly focused study.

Taken by itself, O'Reilly's book is clearly the definitive traditional military history of the Fredericksburg battle (and in the modern trend, he expands upon that traditional military history to portray the common soldiers as well as the generals).Cited by: 8.

Fredericksburg. by George Rable. I quite enjoyed this account which is not just a campaign history of Fredericksburg but more of I have been waiting for some time for a decent book to be published on the Civil War battle at Fredericksburg, now within a matter of months two very good accounts have appeared on the market/5.

The Battle of Fredericksburg was a major defeat for the Union Army. Although the Union vastly outnumbered the Confederates (, Union men to 85, Confederate men) they suffered over twice as many casualties (12, to 5,).

Most of the holes in the Innis House have been fixed. But when the battle was over, there were hundreds of holes in the house.

Draw more holes on the picture below to show what you think the Innis House would have looked like right after the Battle of Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg Battlefield Bookstore Behind the visitor center is a bookstore operated by an organization known as Eastern National. Visitors can purchase a wide variety of educational items including books, magazines, maps, brochures, and videos to help them understand the battle and the war.

Battle of Fredericksburg On DecemConfederate General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia repulses a series of attacks by General Ambrose Burnside’s Army of the Potomac at.

The Battle of Fredericksburg (Decem – Decem ) was a major battle in the American Civil War fought at Fredericksburg, Virginia. The battle saw almostmen engaged—more than any other Civil War battle.

It involved the first major opposed river crossing in the history of the United States. The Battle of Fredericksburg is known as the most disastrous defeat the Federal Army of the Potomac experienced in the American Civil War.

The futile assaults by Federal soldiers against the Confederate defensive positions on Marye's Heights and behind the infamous stone wall along the Sunken Road" solidified Ambrose Burnside's reputation as an inept army /5.

Fought on Decemthe battle of Fredericksburg ended in a stunning defeat for the Union. Confederate general Robert E. Lee suffered roughly 5, casualties but inflicted more than twice that many losses--neaon his opponent, General Ambrose Burnside. Template:Battlebox. The Battle of Fredericksburg, fought on Decem between General Robert E.

Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac commanded by Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, is today remembered as one of the most one-sided battles of the American Civil War.

The battle was the result of an effort by the Union Army to regain the. The Background of Battle of Fredericksburg: History of Battle of Fredericksburg -President Lincoln, frustrated at this litany of defeat in the Eastern theater, now took a more active role in directing Union strategy, along with his Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.

Exhaustively researched and very well written, Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg. is the definitive history of the battle. Buffs and scholars who may wish to discount Fredericksburg's significance will have to acknowledge the strong arguments Rable presents.

The book deserves to be in everyone's Civil War library.—Journal of American HistoryBrand: The University of North Carolina Press.

Battle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia. likes 2 talking about this 5, were here. The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December /5(). During the battle of Gettysburg, as Union troops along Cemetery Ridge rebuffed Pickett's Charge, they were heard to shout, "Give them Fredericksburg!" Their cries reverberated from a clash that, although fought some six months earlier, clearly loomed larg.Fredericksburg Barnes & Noble will host Fox News television personality and author Brian Kilmeade on Oct.

28 at 7 p.m.The Battle of Fredericksburg was depicted in the film Gods and Generals, based on the novel of the same name. Both the novel and film focused primarily on the disastrous charges on Marye's Heights, with the movie highlighting the charges of Hancock's division, the Irish Brigade, Caldwell's and Zook's brigades, and the 20th Maine Infantry.