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nd 77,779 men of all arms, soon reinforced by Burnside's command with 12,000, and by Cox from the Kad Major-General McClellan and assigned Major-General Burnside to the command of the army of the Potomac. General Burnside assumed command and concentrated the army, 113,000 strong, at Fredericksburg.he Rappahannock, he was in position ready for Burnside's attack. Burnside crossed the river on the Burnside crossed the river on the night of the 11th of December, 1862, with a division, and occupied Fredericksburg. On the 13th his ide retreated across the Rappahannock. General Burnside stated in his official report of the battthe 6th the enemy advanced, now reinforced by Burnside's corps. The attacks made by the Fifth and Smmanded, respectively, by Hancock and Smith. Burnside's corps (the Ninth) came up at noon. The Fedeof Johnson's line and the fall of Petersburg, Burnside sustained defeat and heavy loss. The disappohat a court of inquiry was provided, at which Burnside and several of his subordinates were censured[3 more...]
ixty-fourth North Carolina, and Rains' battery. He had charge of Cumberland Gap in September, when the Union army under Burnside approached that post. General Frazer, finding that Knoxville had been occupied by the Union forces and that General Bucbeen obliged to retreat toward Chattanooga, knowing that the force of the enemy was greatly superior, surrendered to General Burnside on September 9, 1863. He was at first somewhat censured, but when all the facts were made known was exonerated. Afhe 7th of September, 1863, when all the available Confederate forces had been ordered to Bragg at Chattanooga, and after Burnside with his army corps had occupied Knoxville, about 500 Federal infantry advanced as far as Telford's depot in Washington occupied the department of southwestern Virginia. When Jackson and Giltner heard of this advance of the detachment from Burnside's army, they united their forces and under Jackson's command marched. to attack the Federals. They encountered the Uni