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On the Battle of Fredericksburg...

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December 19, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1862  Among the front page column heads relating to the Battle of Fredericksburg: "From General  Burnside's Army" "The Burial of the Dead Completed" "What Rebel Officers Say of the Battle" "A Force of 500,000 Could Not Carry the Heights" "The Rebels Took About 800 Prisoners" "List of Wounded in Doubleday's Division & Others" with more.
And more on Fredericksburg on page 2 including: "LATE SOUTHERN NEWS "The Great Battle at Fredericksburg" "Gen. Lee's Official Account of the Affair" "He Acknowledges the Loss of Many Men" "Movements of Jeff. Davis" and more.
The Battle of Fredericksburg was a major defeat for the Union forces and involved 200,000 combatants, the largest number of any Civil War battle. Losses for the Union forces were over 12,000.
Eight pages, great condition.

Category: The Civil War