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National Cemetery (Part 2) – Stratton Burial Trench

The purpose of this post is to honor the memory of the fallen, and to identify some of the prominent locations of the temporary Union war-time burials, prior to their being gathered into the Fredericksburg National Cemetery on Willis Hill. … Continue reading

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Washington Artillery (part 1)

Finding the Confederate artillery locations would seem relatively simple. As I was preparing this blog, I realized that this is not really the case. Even in my post on Confederate artillery dominance (click here), in order to look at the … Continue reading

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Union fire from the Swale

Having seen the ballistic path of the Minieball in actual use from the Confederate soldiers’ point of view, what were the ballistic implications for Union soldiers firing from the Swale? These soldiers had several possible targets to be concerned with: … Continue reading

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