Definition of Battle of fredericksburg
1. Noun. An important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War Between The States
Geographical relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia
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Literary usage of Battle of fredericksburg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"Col., report of the battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Doc. 146 Doc. 603 BOND, RC, Capt., noticed, Doc. 683 BONNEY, BW, noticed, Doc. 738 BOOTH, L F., Maj. ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"Gen.,report of tne battle of Fredericksburg, Va., Doc. ... 442 Los«, WH, Lieut-Col., report of the battle of Fredericksburg, Va.. Doc. 147 noticed, Doc. ..."
3. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Great battle of Fredericksburg.—The States called on for supplies.—Randolph resigns as Brigadier-General.—South Carolina honor.—Loss at Fredericksburg. ..."
4. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"Moncure D. Conway of London, a man of intelligence and character who gave us much information as to Spottsylvania County and the battle of Fredericksburg, ..."
5. Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer by Gilbert Moxley Sorrel (1905)
"CHAPTER XVII battle of fredericksburg, DECEMBER 13, 1862 Enemy massed on Stafford Heights—Heavy artillery fire—The pontoon bridge—Splendid defense of ..."
6. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet (1895)
"Under these appointments General Lee organized the Army of Northern Virginia into corps substantially as it subsequently fought the battle of Fredericksburg ..."