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Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 46 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 22 0 Browse Search
Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence 18 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 18 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 10: Sharpsburg and Fredericksburg. (search)
left was fought principally by the artillery and the few thousand infantry in the sunken road-troops whose courage, steadiness, and endurance has been honorably mentioned. Were it possible to have scaled Marye's Hill no hostile force could have lived there, for a concentrated, converging fire from the heights in the rear which commanded it, and of which it was simply an outpost, would have swept it from its face. The battle of Fredericksburg was a grand sight as Lee witnessed it from Lee's Hill in the center of his lines, and Burnside through his field glass from a more secure position, two miles in the rear of the battlefield, with the river flowing between himself and his troops. The roar of over three hundred cannon — the Federals alone had three hundred and seventy-five in their army --formed an orchestra which had the city of Fredericksburg for audience, as well as both armies. Earth shook, red meteors flashed along the sky, And conscious Nature shuddered at the cry. A