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Fredericksburg Staff Ride. Briefing Book

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Fredericksburg Staff Ride. Briefing Book

Billy Arthur, Ted Ballard - Fredericksburg Staff Ride. Briefing Book
U.S. Army Center of Military History | 2006 | ISBN: N/A | English | 74 pages | PDF | 17.1 MB

What went wrong? The movement and details of the Union offensive plan at Fredericksburg seemed to be understood by all senior commanders; the Union force had a preponderance of manpower and artillery; a bridgehead was established on the enemy side of the river and initial objectives secured. Then why did the Union commander decide to withdraw his army back across the river to its original position?