Prospect Hill is where Stonewall Jackson was assigned to defend against the Union attack. He had placed his men on excellent ground to repel the men in blue.
Here he had his best subordinates A.P Hill and Hood.
Gen. George Meade and Gen. Gibbon started their attack on Prospect Hill early in the morning under the cover of a thick fog.
The Key Southern Flank is defended
Maddie's Fredericksburg Tour
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