Fredericksburg Animated Map | American Battlefield Trust
Fredericksburg Animated Map Hero
Civil War
Animated Map

Fredericksburg Animated Map

You are here

December 11-15, 1862
Fredericksburg: Battle Map

In December, 1862, under pressure from President Abraham Lincoln, Union General Ambrose Burnside launched a massive assault against General Robert E. Lee's Confederate army outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Watch the action unfold in this animated map of the Battle of Fredericksburg.

 © Copyrighted by the American Battlefield Trust.  All Rights Reserved.


Help Save Fredericksburg

Help us preserve the memory of those brave Americans who sacrificed so much at Slaughter Pen Farm — scene of the most vicious hand-to-hand combat of the battle at Fredericksburg.