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Sunday, May 3, it dawned clear and warm, and the Second Battle of Fredericksburg began. “The battle commenced at daylight,” Gen. Barksdale later reported. “A furious cannonading was opened from the enemy’s batteries in town, and along both banks of … Continue reading

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