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    Burnside would personally lead another assault against Marye's Heights.  His officers talked him out of this suicidal plan.  Upon being promoted to command the Army of the Potomac, the amiable had Burnside protested to Lincoln that he was not up to the job.  The Battle of Fredericksburg and the "Mud March" the next month convinced Lincoln that Burnside had been right after all--he replaced him with Joe Hooker at the end of January. 

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    Burnside would personally lead another assault against Marye's Heights.  His officers talked him out of this suicidal plan.  Upon being promoted to command the Army of the Potomac, the amiable had Burnside protested to Lincoln that he was not up to the job.  The Battle of Fredericksburg and the "Mud March" the next month convinced Lincoln that Burnside had been right after all--he replaced him with Joe Hooker at the end of January. 

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