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Civil War, Spotsylvania, Virginia, circa 1981-1990

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Alternate title:Civil War Virginia, Spotsylvania
Summary:Civil War, Spotsylvania, Virginia, circa 1981-1990. Caption reads: "For two weeks Grant's Northern forces engages in battle with Lee's Southern forces near the village of Spotsylvania Court House. On May 12, 1864, some of the most savage fighting in American history took place at the Bloody Angle, where men fired at each other point-blank and then bayoneted and clubbed one another to death. Although not a clear victory for either side, after Spotsylvania Grant continued his advances south to Richmond. Background: Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery. Clockwise from top right: Confederate Memorial; Union Memorial; Bloody Angle Monument." Postcard number: VA 187.
Contributor:Card, Ron
Card, Linda
Provider:Cards Unlimited, Inc.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Keysville
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Spotsylvania
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Spotsylvania Court House, Battle of, Va., 1864
Monuments & memorials
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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