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Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg

Jacob L[yman] Greene

Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg

by Jacob L[yman] Greene

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Published by Ct., Belknap and Warfield in Hartford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903. [from old catalog],
  • Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE474.85 .G81
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p.
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23565645M
    LC Control Number04030607

    Greene, Jacob L. Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg,pdf Hancock, Ada. Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock, pdf. The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15, , in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. Ambrose Union army's futile frontal attacks on December 13 against entrenched Confederate defenders on the heights behind the city is .

    The "Grand Division" of Maj. Gen William B Franklin was able to pierce the first defensive line of Confederate Lt. Gen. Stonewall Jackson to the south, but was fianlly repulsed. Burnside ordered the grand revisions of Maj. Gens. Edwin V. Sumner and Joseph Hooker to make multiple frontal assaults against Lt. Gen James Longstreet's position on. Early on the morning of Decem Burnside issued his assault orders for his three grand divisions. Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin's Left Grand Division would first strike Jackson's Corps, and then Maj. Gen. Edwin V. Sumner's Right Grand Division and Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's Center Grand Division would attack Longstreet's Corps.

    Battle of Fredericksburg. Contributed by Ethan S. Rafuse. The Battle of Fredericksburg at the end of was perhaps the Confederacy's most lopsided victory of the American Civil War (–). Union Major General Ambrose E. Burnside, charged with aggressively pursuing and destroying General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, instead led his own Army of the Potomac to what was. His “Left Grand Division” commanded by General William B. Franklin, was to lead the assault against the Confederate lines posted on a ridge outside town. , Decem , for the 30th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg. It was reprinted in the 13th Regiment Association Circular #19, Dec. , where I found it. Only a few.


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Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg by Jacob L[yman] Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, Decem Paperback – January 1, by Jacob Lyman Greene (Author)4/5(1).

Gen. William B. Franklin and the Operations of the Left Wing at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Decem Jacob Lyman Greene Belknap and Warfield, - Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., - 38 pages.

Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, Decem by Greene, Jacob Lyman, Pages: William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, Decem.

[Jacob Lyman Greene] -- Opposes the opinion of the Congressional Committee on the Conduct of the War, that General Franklin was responsible for the loss of the battle in consequence of disobedience to the orders of General. Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, Decem Hartford, Ct., Belknap and Warfield, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: William Buel Franklin; William Buel Franklin: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File.

The Third Grand Division, commanded by General William B. Franklin, was composed of the ist corps under General Reynolds, with Doubleday, Gibbon, and Meade as division commanders, and the 6th corps under General W.

Smith, with Brooks, Howe, and Newton as division commanders. Location of Repository Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg, DecemBy Author: Jacob Lyman Greene.

Best Books on the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg: Decem While I typically create “best Civil War books on ” posts for the th anniversary of major (and sometimes not so major) battles, I usually come up with brand new things to say about them.

In this case I’ll mostly be letting my prior thoughts do my talking for me since I managed to cover most of these in some. In SeptemberBurnside led the left wing of the Army of the Potomac at the Battle of Antietam, during which his forces struggled to capture what became known as “Burnside’s Bridge.” When McClellan declined to press his advantage and pursue Robert E.

Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Decem Unknown Binding – 1 Jan. by Jacob L. Greene (Author), William Buell Franklin (Author)4/5(1). Edwin Vose Sumner, commanding the Union right, was to cross at Fredericksburg, and Maj.

Gen. William B. Franklin commanded the left some miles below, while the centre, under Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, was to connect the two attacks and reinforce either at need. General William B. Franklin and the Operations of the Left Wing at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Decem by Jacob L.

Greene, object ID no. B Map of the Battle of Fredericksburg, originally in a folder inside the lower cover of the above book Framed letter from William B. Franklin to General L. Thomas regarding. Fredericksburg; A Study in War, by George William Redway, Gen. William B.

Franklin and the Operations of the Left Wing at the Battle of Fredericksburg, by Jacob Lyman Greene, Narrative of the fall & winter campaign, by Charles S. McClenthen, Address of John Dwyer, Order of Battle: Fredericksburg, December (Union) Left Grand Division: Major General William Franklin Headquarters Escort: 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry: Col.

Richard Rush. First Army Corps: Major General John Reynolds. Headquarters Escort: 1st Maine Cavalry, Company L: Capt. Constantine Taylor. First Division Brigadier General Abner. He organized his forces into three grand divisions: the Right Grand Division (II and IX Corps) under Maj.

Gen. Edwin V. Sumner; the Left Grand Division (I and VI Corps) under Maj. Gen. William B. Franklin, and the Center Grand Division (III and V Corps) under Maj. Gen.

Joseph Hooker. XI Corps, under Maj. Gen. Franz Sigel, was designated as reserve. As Major General William B. Franklin's Left Grand Division began its assault against Major General Thomas J Jackson's 2nd Corps on the right flank of the Confederate lines eight miles to the south, soldiers from Major General Edwin V.

Sumner's Right Grand Division steeled themselves for a diversionary attack against General James Longstreet's. HON. HENRY J. RAYMOND -- Sir: On the 25th day of January last, an order from the War Department was published relieving Maj.-Gen.

WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN from his command of the Left. Gen. Franklin commanded the left wing of the Army of the Potomac Dec. 13,when the army was disastrously defeated at Fredericksburg. Of that defeat, and the responsibility therefor unjustly laid on Gen. Franklin, we can best speak by quoting from a paper recently published by Col.

Jacob L. Greene, himself a veteran of the Civil war, and. Greene, Jacob L. Gen. William B. Franklin and the operations of the left wing at the battle of Fredericksburg,pdf Guernsey, A.

H., Campaigns of Robert E. Lee, The Galaxy Volume Issue 5 (May ).pdf Guernsey, A. H., Campaigns of Robert E. Lee, The Galaxy Volume Issue 6 (June ).pdf Hall, Granville Size: KB. The Battle of Fredericksburg was one of the worst Union defeats of the entire war.

It forever ruined General Ambrose Burnside's reputation and earned him the title "butcher of Fredericksburg." Burnside despite admitting the defeat was partially his fault shifted much of the blame on to his left wing commander General William B.

Franklin. Account of the Battle of Fredericksburg: Following the missed opportunities at the Battle of Antietam, President Abraham Lincoln relieved Major General George B. McClellan of his command of the Federal Army of the Potomac, replacing him with Major General Ambrose Burnside, one of the corps l Burnside was under pressure from President Abraham Lincoln in Washington .The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought December 11–15,in and around Fredericksburg, Virginia, in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.

The combat, between the Union Army of the Potomac commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia under General Robert E. Lee, was part of the Union Army's futile frontal attacks on December 13 against Location: Spotsylvania County and.

See A Reply of Major-General William B. Franklin to the Report of the Joint Committee of Congress on the Conduct of the War (New York, ; 2nd ed., ), and Jacob L. Greene, Gen. W. B. Franklin and the Operations of the Left Wing at the Battle of Fredericksburg (Hartford, ).