Monthly Archives: November 2016

Union Action at the Poor House

On the day of the Union attack against Marye’s Heights, two batteries of Union artillery supported these attacks from lower Fredericksburg. They were Lieutenant George Dickinson’s Battery E, 4th US Light Artillery and Captain Charles A. Phillips 5th Massachusetts Light … Continue reading

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The Poor House

This post is a continuation of my previous post on the area of lower Fredericksburg (click here). One location of interest in my previous post was the John L. Knight’s Poor House and nearby brick yard. Both the Poor House … Continue reading

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