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On the field of Fredericksburg. Hon. D. Watson Rowe. Every one remembers the slaughter and the failure at Fredericksburg; the grief of it, the momentary pang of despair. Burnside was the man of the 13th of December; than he, no more gallant soFredericksburg; the grief of it, the momentary pang of despair. Burnside was the man of the 13th of December; than he, no more gallant soldier in all the army, no more patriotic citizen in all the republic. But he attempted there the impossible, and, as repulse grew toward disaster, lost that equal mind, which is necessary in arduous affairs. Let us remember, however, and at once, t
on is the spectacle which harrows up the soul.
Marye's Hill was the focus of the strife.
It rises in the rear of Fredericksburg, a stone's throw beyond the canal, which runs along the western border of the city.
The ascent is not very abrupt.
A brick house stands on the hillside, whence you may overlook Fredericksburg, and all the circumjacent country.
The Orange plank road ascends the hill on the right-hand side of the house, the telegraph road on the left.
A sharp rise of ground, at t