Fredericksburg 1862

'Clear The Way'

Fredericksburg 1862 cover

Fredericksburg 1862

'Clear The Way'

Description

In December 1862, things were still confused for the Union. Antietam had been a failure for both sides, and although the battle showed that the Union army could bring the Confederates to bay, it couldn't pin them in one place long enough to destroy them. In December 1862, General Burnside, newly appointed to command the Army of the Potomac, planned to seize and secure the town of Fredericksburg, and then take the Confederate capital of Richmond. Carl Smith's book details the epic struggle that engulfed the Union side as it crossed the Rappahannock on December 11, encountering stiff opposition from Lee's men.

Product details

Published Oct 20 2012
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 98
ISBN 9781782005049
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 70 b/w; 18 col
Series Campaign
Short code CAM 63
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Adam Hook

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