Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Attack on Fredericksburg

December 9, 2012

Library of Congress,Miscellaneous document sources

Attack on Fredericksburg

Union troops landing on shore of river, pulling up pontoon bridges and maneuvering in foreground; buildings burning in background.

December 10, 1862

Illustrator: Alonzo Chappel

Published in: Evert A. Duyckinck, National History of the war for the Union … New York : Johnson, Fry & Co., 1861-1865.

Library of Congress image.

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