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  • Fredericksburg
  • Fredericksburg
    • Commanders
      • Union - Burnside
      • Confederacy – Lee
    • Again, it’s an attempt to take Richmond
    • Burnside is being pressured to attack
  • Video
  • Gen. Burnside
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  • Fredericksburg
    • Battle will be fought on hillsides outside of town
      • Marye’s Heights
  • Marye’s Heights
  • Attack
    • CSA – behind stone wall at top of hill
    • USA – attack
      • Dismal failure
      • Confederate victory
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  • The Stone Wall
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  • Chamberlain
  • Video
  • Casualties
    • Union 9,000 at Marye’s Heights Alone
      • CSA - 1,500
    • Totals
      • Union - 12,000
      • Confederate - 5,300
  • Burnside
    • Retreats
    • Fired
      • Replaced by Gen. Joe Hooker – “Fighting Joe”
  • Gen. Joe Hooker
  • Chancellors- ville
  • Chancellorsville
    • Lee vs. Hooker
    • Plan
      • Take Richmond from the West
      • Lee wouldn’t cooperate
  • Gen. Robert E. Lee
  • Lee
    • Divides Army twice in the face of a superior enemy
    • Still wins!
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  • Casualties
    • Casualties
      • Union - 17,000
      • Confederate - 13,000
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  • Jackson
    • Riding with staff scouting the ground after the battle
      • Shot by own men by mistake
      • Amputate his left arm
      • Pneumonia sets in
        • Dies
  • Gen. Jackson R.I.P
  • Hooker
    • Fired
      • Given to Gen. Meade
  • Gen. Meade
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  • Vicksburg
    • Last Confederate stronghold on the Miss. River
      • Controlled 250 miles of River
      • On a Hill above the river
    • Union sends Grant to take city
    • Johnston commands CSA army
    • Pemberton commands CSA militia inside city
  • Gen. Johnston
  • Gen. Pemberton
  • Vicksburg
  • Vicksburg Landing
  • Gen. U.S. Grant
  • Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
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  • Vicksburg
    • Grant lays siege to the city
      • They are low on food & supplies
      • Civilians dig caves to escape bombardment
    • July 3, 1863 - Pemberton asks for terms
    • Surrenders City on July 4
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  • Vicksburg
    • Mississippi River system is now under Union Control
    • Grant will get command of all Union everywhere forces just before next battle