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December 11-15, 1862
Fredericksburg Animated Map

In December, 1862, under pressure from President Abraham Lincoln, Union General Ambrose Burnside launched a massive assault against General Robert E. Lee's Confederate army outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Watch the action unfold in this animated map of the Battle of Fredericksburg.

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