Definition of Ambrose everett 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).

Exact synonyms: A. E. Burnside, Burnside
Generic synonyms: Full General, General

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Literary usage of Ambrose everett burnside

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1. American History Told by Contemporaries by Albert Bushnell Hart (1901)
"Fredericksburg (1862) BY MAJOR-GENERAL ambrose everett burnside Burnside had gained an early substantial success for the Union army on the coast North ..."

2. Major General Ambrose E. Burnside and the Ninth Army Corps: A Narrative of by Augustus Woodbury (1867)
"... at the commencement of the academical year 1842, ambrose everett burnside was enrolled among the cadets in the military service of the United States. ..."

3. Heroes of the Army in America by Charles Morris (1919)
"AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE, THE DEFENDER OF KNOXVILLE ambrose everett burnside was born at Liberty, Indiana, May 23, 1824. Here he learned the trade of tailoring, ..."

4. Heralds of a Liberal Faith by Samuel Atkins Eliot (1910)
"... Senator, Man, an address delivered at the funeral of ambrose everett burnside in Providence, September 16,1881; The Memory of the First Battle, ..."

5. The Portrait Gallery of the War, Civil, Military, and Naval: A Biographical by Frank Moore, Alexander Hay Ritchie, George Edward Perine, John Chester Buttre, Henry Bryan Hall (1865)
"ambrose everett burnside was born at Liberty, Union county, Indiana, on the 23d day of May, 1824:, and was, consequently, in the full prime of his ..."

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