Saturday, December 15, 2012

Retreat Across the Rappahannock River

Monday, December 15, 1862

The three Grand Divisions of the Army of the Potomac retreated across the Rappahannock River and removed the pontoon bridges at the three river crossing locations. 1

1Richard F. Miller, Harvard's Civil War: A History of the Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 2005), 215.

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