Tag Archives: Captain Wesley Brainerd

Remembering the sacrifices of the 50th New York Volunteer Engineer Regiment

Remembering the sacrifices by men of the 50th New York Volunteer Regiment at the Battle of Fredericksburg. Continue reading

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Pontoons on the Rappahannock (Part 1)

Crossing the Rappahannock River under fire as seen by Captain Wesley Brainerd on the morning of December 11th, 1862 at the start of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Continue reading

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