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Going Forward Again

As the 155th of the Battle of Fredericksburg passes, I cannot help being struck by an aspect often overlooked, one involving the latter waves of attackers against Marye’s Heights.  281 more words


December 14, 1862  Angel of Marye's Heights

One of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War began on December 11, 1862, when nearly 200,000 combatants collided in the town of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 799 more words

War Comes to St. George's (part three)

(part three in a series)

With the Union army occupying Fredericksburg, change was in the air, with runaway slaves and soldiers coming in and out of town, mixing freely with the citizens. 1,052 more words


1862: Harper's Images Of Fredericksburg

I decided to feature something a little different today. As usual in this series, I’m sharing a historical source, but today it’s a visual source instead of a quote. 416 more words

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Join us Tuesday from Fredericksburg on Facebook LIVE!

Emerging Civil War is helping to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the battle of Fredericksburg with a special two-day Facebook LIVE event from the battlefield… 257 more words

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Question of the Week: 12/11-12/17/18

In your opinion, who was the best general or officer at the Battle of Fredericksburg? Why?


A Chaplain at the Battle of Fredericksburg - John C. Gregg, 127th Pennsylvania Regiment

Bullets cut threw the air and splashes in the water sprayed across the half-built pontoon bridges. The sounds of rapid footsteps on wood, the pounding of nails, and the groaning of wounded engineers mingled liberally with the rattling of musketry from buildings on the shoreline. 2,056 more words

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