Confederates Evacuate Fredericksburg

April 21, 1862

President Lincoln writes Gen. George B.  McClellan of the Confederate evacuation of Fredericksburg, Virginia: “Fredericksburg is evacuated and the bridges destroyed by the enemy–and a small part of McDowell’s command occupies this side of the Rappahannock opposite the town.  He purposes moving his whole force to that point.

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