Cover: The Irish Brigade presses
toward Marye's Heights. Painting by Don Troiani. Photograph courtesy
Historical Art Prints, Ltd., Southbury, Connecticut.
TEXT BY WILLIAM MARVEL
Additional text by Donald Pfanz
Maps by George Skoch
Thanks to the interpretive staff at Fredericksburg &
Spotsylvania National Military Park. Special thanks to
Robert Krick for invaluable assistance in completion of this
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|Key for photo and illustration identification:|
|BL||Battles and Leaders of the Civil War|
|LC||Library of Congress, Washington, DC|
|NA||National Archives, Washington, DC|
|NPS||National Park Service|
|USAMHI||United States Army Military Historical Institute, Carlisle, PA|
Want to Learn
The following books are suggested reading for
additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles:
Francis Augustín O'Reilly, The Fredericksburg Campaign:
Winter War on the Rappahannock (2006) Victor Brooks,
Marye's Heights: Fredericksburg (2001) James K.
Bryant, The Battle of Fredericksburg (VA): We Cannot
Escape History (2010), Donald C. Pfanz War So
Terrible: A Popular History of the Battle of
Fredericksburg (Richmond: Page One History Publications,
2003), Jay Luvaas and Harold W. Nelson Guide to the
Battles of Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg
(Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1996) as well as the NPS Handbook
#155: Fredericksburg battlefields : Fredericksburg and
Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military
Park (Washington, DC: National Park Service, 1999) and
the Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plan: Chatham Plantation:
Witness to the Civil War.