A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Fredericksburg, Battle of

Fredericksburg, Battle of (Va.) On 11–13 December 1862, General Robert E. Lee’s 72,500 Confederates repulsed six charges by Major General Ambrose Burnside’s 114,000 Federals. USA losses: 1,284 killed, 9,600 wounded, 1,769 missing. CSA losses: 595 killed, 4,061 wounded, 653 missing.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Fredericksburg, Battle of," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed September 24, 2021, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDU8WDMIV7VT494.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Fredericksburg, Battle of." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 24 Sep. 2021. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDU8WDMIV7VT494.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Fredericksburg, Battle of' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 24 September 2021, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=FDU8WDMIV7VT494.