On December 13, 1862, Union General Ambrose Burnside mounted a massive but futile frontal assault on Confederate troops outside of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This became one of the Union Army's worst defeats. Part of the "Civil War Combat" series. Please note this title contains reenactments of battles and images from battles including corpses. Additionally, topics in this title pertain to the American Civil War and may contain references, phrases, images, or other notions of a sensitive nature.