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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The battle at Fedrickburg



Union Army is defeated by the entrenched Confederate defenders behind the city of Fedrickburg



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Battle of Fredericksburg
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th American President who served in office from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865. One of the major battlefields in the Civil War during his presidency was the deadly Battle of Fredericksburg at Virginia.
Short Summary of the Battle of Fredericksburg
Short Summary: The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought on December 13, 1862 by the by the Union  forces of the Army of the Potomac led by General Ambrose E. Burnside and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by General Robert E. Lee. This famous Civil War battle was fought between 114,000 Union soldiers and 72,500 Confederate troops. At the end of long, bloody conflict the Union losses were over 12,000 and the Confederate losses amounted to over 5,000,  it was a victory for the Confederacy.

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