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A Failure to Adapt: The Nadir of the Army of the Potomac

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The Marine Corps Gazette and Leatherneck Magazine archives have more than 100 years of articles. Click the images below to read articles about the Battle of Fredericksburg and its implications on the Corps, yesterday and today.

Civil War History Leads to Present-Day Lessons for Marines

Civil War History Leads to Present-Day Lessons for Marines

Jessica Koers
Leatherneck
January 2014

Friction and Fredericksburg

Friction and Fredericksburg

Maj Allan C. Bevilacqua, USMC (Ret)
Gazette
June 1993

Civil War Marines: Four Frustrating Years

Civil War Marines: Four Frustrating Years

Col Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Ret)
Leatherneck
December 2007

Maps

Civil War History Leads to Present-Day Lessons for Marines

Plan of Attack on Marie’s Heights, Fredericksburg VA. By Maj. Genl. John Sedgwick, USA, with the 6th Army Corps. Sunday May 3rd 1863

Friction and Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg – Spotsylvania Battlefield National Monument Virginia

Civil War Marines: Four Frustrating Years

Plan of the battle of Fredericksburg. Fought 13th Decr. 1862

Map of the Initial Movements of the Fredericksburg Campaign of the American Civil War by Hal Jespersen

Map of the Initial Movements of the Fredericksburg Campaign of the American Civil War by Hal Jespersen

Civil War History Leads to Present-Day Lessons for Marines

Plan of the Battle of Fredericksburg

Friction and Fredericksburg

The Field of Fredericksburg: Showing the Positions of the Troops on the Morning of December 13, 1862

Civil War Marines: Four Frustrating Years

Map of the Battle Field of Fredericksburg, Dec. 13, 1862

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The First Battle of Fredericksburg: Lessons of Strategic and Operational Command and Control

The First Battle of Fredericksburg: Lessons of Strategic and Operational Command and Control

Maj Shannon M. Shea
USMC Command and Staff College

Mapping the Battle of Fredericksburg

Mapping the Battle of Fredericksburg

Brandi Oswald
National Archives

Battle of Fredericksburg Trail Maps

Battle of Fredericksburg Trail Maps

National Park Service

Terrain and the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862

Terrain and the Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862

Judy Ehlen
Geology of the National Capital Region
Field Trip Guidebook