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Barksdale’s stand: Glorious or insubordinate?

The U.S. Army’s Center of Military History, has no doubt what happened on Dec. 11, 1862, or of what it meant: “At Fredericksburg, Brig. Gen. William Barksdale’s Mississippians, firing from houses along the river, repeatedly stopped the bridge building. Artillery … Continue reading

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