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ackson was to circle Hooker's right in the woods, take him in reverse and cut him off from United States Ford — and that he was to be huddled into a corner in the Wilderness, hurrying messages to Sedgwick's corps to come to his relief. This bridge, three hundred and ninety feet long, was moved bodily to Fredericksburg and there placed in position on the following Sunday during the battle of Fredericksburg Heights, where Sedgwick finally stormed the position that four months before had cost Burnside nearly 13,000 men. This was one of the most successful exploits of the engineer corps during the entire war. United States army was in 1802. By the act of Congress, of the 16th of March of that year, it was established to consist of one engineer, with the rank of major; two assistant engineers, with the rank of captain; two assistant engineers, with the rank of first lieutenant; two assistant engineers, with the rank of second lieutenant, and ten cadets. The same act authorized the P
the destruction of the beanpole and cornstalk bridge by the Union troops when Burnside evacuated Fredericksburg, came a third of more solid construction, shown in the such repairs as would Construction companies. Early in 1863, after Burnside was relieved and while the Army of the Potomac was lying at Fredericksburg undins beyond the time of starting, but to furnish extras when necessary. When Burnside's corps evacuated Fredericksburg upon the withdrawal of the Federal forces frofurther depredations of similar character. On the replacing of McClellan by Burnside, in 1862, the rebuilding of these structures was carried to completion, and agpare for the construction of a bridge over the Rappahannock for the passage of Burnside's army. The rebuilding of the railroad bridge was again commenced, but the bae of importance occurred in connection with military railroad operations while Burnside was in command. After he was removed, and while the army was lying near Frede