This morning I am off to Fredericksburg for sesquicentennial events. As with Antietam, I hope to post updates “live” from the field. As a starter, here are some images from Tuesday’s events.
Looking up Lafayette Boulevard.
Today Kenmore Avenue. 1862 – a millrace canal.
The attackers near the stone wall. Looking up Mercer Street.
Closer they advance.
The Sunken Road 150 years later.
Looking back at that costly last 150 yards.
127th Pennsylvania – twice into battle at Fredericksburg.
The Fifth Corps.
Afternoon tour at Prospect Hill. Big crowd. Amplifier needed.
Our long line moves to a point near Meade’s Pyramid.
The rangers had us move through the low ground to “experience” what Federal soldiers did 150 years ago. This view looks back into those woods.
In the footsteps of Humphrey’s Division.
Humphrey’s Division reaches the millrace.
The Rowe House is a witness to the battle.
Last images as I look back 150 years.