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Back in Fredericksburg

May 5, 1863, a Tuesday, dawned clear and warm. That morning, Union troops the Rebels had driven from Marye’s Heights retreated across the Rappahannock at Fredericksburg and Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade reoccupied the town. “The enemy shelled us as we came … Continue reading

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