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Bloody Angle, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fredericksburg, Virginia, circa 1961-1980

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umd:93032

Alternate title:Bloody Angle, Spotsylvania Battlefield
Summary:Bloody Angle, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, 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 Frederickburg. 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 – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fredericksburg
Geographical subject – District:Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park
Topical subjects:Battlefields
Parks
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 13
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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