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minds, had not the enemy, who already occupied Fredericksburg in heavy force, made it necessary for us, as a ence that the enemy, advancing in strength from Fredericksburg, had fallen, about fifteen miles distant, upon we arrived about dusk at a point ten miles from Fredericksburg, where we halted and fed our horses in a large ing during the night to make a sudden attack on Fredericksburg, in the hope of driving the Yankees out of the e undertaken in the direction of Port Royal and Fredericksburg. With four regiments and one battery we pushedound Oak Church, only twelve miles distant from Fredericksburg, where we bivouacked, taking the precaution to encamped in large numbers about five miles from Fredericksburg. One of the scouts, a man famous in his professsaponax Church, about eight miles distant from Fredericksburg, on the Telegraph Road — a wide plank turnpike hat they never organised another such raid from Fredericksburg. Late at night we again arrived at Bowling Gre
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 13: (search)
apid marches down the Rappahannock towards Fredericksburg, hoping to cross the river and occupy the noble leader; and when he arrived opposite Fredericksburg, demanding, in grand words, the surrender l Lee time to move his whole force towards Fredericksburg, where, at the end of November, the two ho absence, as I could reach the vicinity of Fredericksburg by rail in twenty-four hours less time thanately too late for the passenger-train to Fredericksburg. Being thus compelled to take a freight t, the last stopping-place before reaching Fredericksburg. Here we were obliged to bring the train l piece of pinewoods about five miles from Fredericksburg, on the Telegraph Road leading from that pion to drive Vizetelly and himself down to Fredricksburg, to take a good look at the town and at oun the heights across the Rappahannock. Fredericksburg, one of the oldest places in Virginia, wasksdale's Mississippi Brigade, stationed at Fredericksburg, the men of which were wandering carelessl[3 more...]
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 14: (search)
off some of the enemy's gunboats which had ascended the river thus far with the view of forcing their way through to Fredericksburg; and next morning Dr Eliason and myself followed them, to take part in the engagement which was in all probability to moreover, as General Stuart was expected to return that same night, we resolved to retrace our steps to camp, taking Fredericksburg in our route. Here we stopped at the house of a well-known old wine-merchant, Mr A., with whom Dr Eliason was personn twenty miles, the icicles hanging from our beards and our horses' nostrils, when we met General Stuart returning to Fredericksburg. He laughed heartily at us for our former unsuccessful ride, and ordered us to turn back with him. The fighting e found our troops, chiefly those of Jackson's corps-Old Stonewall having established his headquarters midway between Fredericksburg and Port Royal, at the plantation of James Parke Corbin, Esq., known as Moss neck --busily employed in throwing up fo
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 15: (search)
Chapter 15: Bombardment of Fredericksburg. events preceding the battle of Fredericksbuthe stream, again trend towards it near Hamilton's Crossing, at which point the interval between th cut nearly in half by the railway from Hamilton's Crossing to Fredericksburg, the high embankment Fredericksburg, the high embankment of which was used by a portion of Jackson's troops as a breast-work. Nearly parallel with the railw swampy ditch, which about two miles above Fredericksburg makes up from the Rappahannock; then came Pelham, occupied the road leading from Hamilton's Crossing to Port Royal, our right extending to M assembled here, looking anxiously towards Fredericksburg, as yet concealed from their sight by a ded resistance. Accordingly, about 2 P. M., Fredericksburg was altogether abandoned by our men, afteres of ordnance. On the road between Hamilton's Crossing and Fredericksburg, thousands of YankeeFredericksburg, thousands of Yankees were working like beavers in digging rifle-pits, and erecting works for their artillery. Stuart b[7 more...]
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ad chosen his own position on an eminence, within a few hundred yards of Hamilton's Crossing, which rose above the general elevation of the ridge in a similar mannerhis light pieces to the fork of the road where the turnpike branches off to Fredericksburg, as from this point the masses of the enemy offered him an easy target. Thnt cannonade was kept up in our immediate front; but from the left opposite Fredericksburg there came to us the heavy boom of artillery and the distant rattle of smalrtion of the field, large masses of their troops had been concentrated near Fredericksburg, opposite Marye's Heights, where that stern and steady fighter Longstreet a with but slight loss. The division of D. H. Hill had now arrived at Hamilton's Crossing, and had been placed at once in the open field upon Jackson's right, whet survived him, and a brave English soldier cherishes the ribbon he wore at Fredericksburg as one of the dearest souvenirs of the past in his possession. We were
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 17: (search)
en they send a flag of truce, and I fear they will be off before daylight. This suspicion proved to be only too true. The next morning, when on our way to Hamilton's Crossing, we met a courier riding full gallop, who reported that the whole of the Federal army had disappeared from our side of the river. The heavy rains and stures. On a space of ground not over two acres we counted 680 dead bodies; and more than 1200 altogether were found on the small plain between the heights and Fredericksburg, those nearest the town having mostly been killed by our artillery, which had played with dreadful effect upon the enemy's dense columns. More than one-half passed off was interrupted only by the firing from the enemy's batteries, which, by the way, very nearly proved fatal to our friend Vizetelly. In the town of Fredericksburg a great many Yankees had been found straggling and lurking in the houses, either with a view to desertion, or too overpowered by the liquor they had stolen to
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 18: (search)
air many a column of pale-blue smoke. Longstreet's corps remained opposite Fredericksburg and its immediate neighbourhood; Jackson's was stationed half-way between to President Davis, who wished to inspect the battle-field and the town of Fredericksburg; and at his request General Stuart and I gladly accompanied him on the expeirect opportunity presented to me of leisurely inspecting the ruins of poor Fredericksburg, which, with its shattered houses, streets ript open, and demolished church Prussian army then serving on Burnside's Staff, appointing a rendezvous at Fredericksburg. Although I set off at once, I found on reaching the town that H., impatienext morning our horses were in readiness, and we all started for a ride to Fredericksburg, and over the battle-field, which presented itself to the astonished eyes ohe following morning, the carriage I had purchased coming into requisition to drive them over (which I did with my own hands) to the station at Hamilton's Crossing.
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 19: (search)
t by a courier with a message informing us that the enemy had been making serious demonstrations on the river between Fredericksburg and Port Royal; so, urging our steeds to a quicker pace, we made all haste to gain headquarters, and it was still quiew days, it was a fortnight before we heard from him, when we received a telegram ordering us back to headquarters at Fredericksburg. We felt very sad at leaving pleasant old Culpepper, and the hardships and monotony of our camp life fell on us the ed to share, as the General had placed me in charge over the pickets at the different fords up the Rappahannock, from Fredericksburg to the mouth of the Rapidan. On the morning of the 17th, which was one of those mild, hazy March days that betoken t a cannonade which seemed to come from the direction of United States Ford on the Rappahannock, about ten miles above Fredericksburg. I was in my saddle in a moment, fancying that the enemy was attempting to force a passage at one of the points plac
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 20: (search)
lled, had been concentrated on the Upper Rappahannock, and it was this fact which had caused our rapid departure from Fredericksburg. The restless activity of our neighbours on the other side of the river, their constant marching and countermarchingveral occasions had completely deluged it, were gladly shared with my visitor. Just as at our old headquarters, near Fredericksburg, we had been annoyed by the aggressions of straying sheep, we now suffered from the daily irruptions upon our camp ofny for another of the captured horses, and rode on, with the untiring Stuart, eight miles further in the direction of Fredericksburg, to General R. E. Lee's headquarters, where we arrived just at day-break, and I was enabled to snatch an hour's rest ith those which had crossed the Rappahannock at United States and Banks Ford. A strong force still remained opposite Fredericksburg, watched on our side by Early's division. The bulk of our army confronted the enemy in line of battle, almost perpen
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence, Chapter 22: (search)
s's division to march to the support of Early, who had been retreating to Salem Church--a place about five miles from Fredericksburg. By this firm and tranquil demeanour did General Lee inspire confidence and sanguine hope of success in all around hhe proceedings of McLaws and Early, who, attacking the enemy simultaneously, had succeeded in forcing them back upon Fredericksburg, retaking the heights, and finally, by a spirited attack, driving the whole of Sedgwick's corps to the other side of ts of thunderstorm in the night, completely masked the sounds of the retreating hosts, whose movements, exactly as at Fredericksburg under similar circumstances, entirely escaped in vigilance of our pickets. As Hooker was retracing his course back td position near Falmouth, so did our troops commence at about noon their march towards their old camping-ground near Fredericksburg. A. P. Hill, having now entirely recovered from his slight wound, assumed the command of Jackson's corps; and as his
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