Definition of A. E. Burnside
1. Noun. United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881).
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1. Report on the Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: To by George Brinton McClellan, United States Army of the Potomac (1864)
"AE Burnside, was the next officer assigned to this duty, from which, however, he was soon relieved by Brig.-Gen. S. Casey, who continued in charge of the ..."
2. The Writings of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Schurz, Joseph Hodges Choate, Noah Brooks, Stephen Arnold Douglas (1906)
"TELEGRAM TO GENERAL AE BURNSIDE. EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, DC, September 21, 1863. GENERAL BURNSIDE, Greenville, Tenn. : If you are to do any good to ..."