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Visiting Petersburg National Battlefield

In May of 1864, the Army of the Potomac embarked on yet another campaign to destroy Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army in Virginia and capture the Confederate capitol of Richmond. This time, Lieutenant General...

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The Iron Brigade at The Battle of Fredericksburg

As part of Brigadier General Abner Doubleday’s division of Major General John Reynold’s 1st Corps of the Army of the Potomac, the Iron Brigade’s role at the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg was to...

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The Building Where Stonewall Jackson Spent His Last Days

After he was wounded by friendly fire while scouting the battlefield at night on May 2nd, 1863, at the Battle of Chancellorsville, General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was taken to a field hospital where his...