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Rebels repel Yankees at Fredericksburg 150 years ago today (1862)


Video: 'Fredericksburg: The Wall, December 11, 1862' (Dec. 13, 1862, at 3:45)

(Saturday, December 13, 1862, during the Battle of Fredericksburg, part of the¬†American Civil War) — Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside suffered one of the most decisive losses of the war for the Union army today when he hurled 14 attacks against the Confederate lines at Marye Heights above Fredericksburg, Virginia. Continue reading Rebels repel Yankees at Fredericksburg 150 years ago today (1862)