The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock

Front Cover
LSU Press
13 Reviews
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
6
4 stars
4
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock

User Review  - Josh Liller - Goodreads

This 500 page behemoth covers the entire 2 1/2 month period when Ambrose Burnside commanded the Army of the Potomac. The focus is of course on the battle itself, with the main day of fighting (Dec 13 ... Read full review

Review: The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock

User Review  - Christopher Saunders - Goodreads

Detailed account of the Battle of Fredericksburg, using eyewitness accounts to cover the battle almost blow-by-blow. Problem is, this one-sided battle doesn't really lend itself to such intricate ... Read full review

Contents

TO CRIPPLE THE REBEL CAUSE The Road to Fredericksburg
9
THE ENEMY WILL BE MORE SURPRISED Countdown to Crossing
38
A SCENE OF WILDEST CONFUSION The Pontoon Crossings on December 11
57
A FIERCE AND DEADLY CONTEST Fighting in the Streets
79
THE MOST GOTHIC OF GOTHS The Sacking of Fredericksburg
102
THE JAWS OF DEATH The Battle Begins
127
A TERRIBLE SLAUGHTER IN OUR RANKS The Federal Breakthrough
166
GETTING HILL OUT O TROUBLE The Confederate Counterattack
198
THE DIE IS CAST Deep Run and Griffins Attack
355
THE GATES OF HELL Final Assaults at Twilight
389
DECIDING THE FATE OF OUR COUNTRY The Aftermath of Battle
430
PLAYED OUT Dumfries Raid and the Mud March
457
Not the Same Troops We Started With
494
APPENDIX 2006 The Order of Battle
507
NOTES
527
BIBLIOGRAPHY
595

CHEER UP MY HEARTIES Frenchs Attack
246
THE VALLEY OF DEATH Hancocks Attack
293
A DEVIL OF A TIME Howard and Sturgis Attack
324

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 1 - GENERAL : Immediately on assuming command of the Army of the Potomac, you will report the position of your troops and what you purpose doing with them.

References to this book

All Book Search results »

Bibliographic information