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    Fredericksburg.  Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside's failure to utilize the full might of his army on the Confederate left, combined with his bloody repulse at the Sunken Road on Marye's Heights led to one of the worst Union defeats of the Civil War.

    Did you Know?  In 2006, the Civil War Trust acquired the 206-acre Slaughter Pen Farm - one of our largest and most ambitious preservation efforts to date.  This land was closely associated with the fateful Union attacks and Confederate counterattacks on December 13, 1862.

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    Fredericksburg.  Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside's failure to utilize the full might of his army on the Confederate left, combined with his bloody repulse at the Sunken Road on Marye's Heights led to one of the worst Union defeats of the Civil War.

    Did you Know?  In 2006, the Civil War Trust acquired the 206-acre Slaughter Pen Farm - one of our largest and most ambitious preservation efforts to date.  This land was closely associated with the fateful Union attacks and Confederate counterattacks on December 13, 1862.

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