Fredericksburg, VA II
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Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center (visitor center), Virginia, United States
Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick
Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early
On May 1, Gen. Robert
E. Lee left Maj. Gen. Jubal A.
Early’s division to hold Fredericksburg, while marching with the
rest of the army to meet Hooker’s main offensive thrust at Chancellorsville.
On May 3, the Union VI Corps under
Sedgwick, reinforced by
John Gibbon’s II Corps division, having crossed the Rappahannock
River, assaulted and carried the Confederate entrenchments on Marye’s Heights.
The outnumbered Confederates withdrew and
regrouped west and southeast of town.
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someone killed, injured, wounded, captured or missing.