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Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania Battlefield, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1961-1980

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Summary:Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania Battlefield, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1961-1980. Caption reads: "Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania Battlefield, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Va. Here, May 12, 1864, in an area ever after known as Bloody Angle, was fought the most savage, long-sustained, hand-to-hand engagement of the Civil War. The fighting continued with unabating fury from 6 a.m. till 3 a.m., next day, when the exhausted Confederates withdrew. Visitor center is in Fredericksburg. National Park Service." Postcard number: 20749.
Creator:Miller, Walter H.
Provider:Walter H. Miller & Company, Inc.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Williamsburg
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Battlefields
Parks
Monuments & memorials
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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