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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...

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The 5th Wisconsin Infantry at the Battle of Williamsburg

On the night of May 3rd, 1862, during the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston withdrew his forces from his defensive lines at Yorktown, and began retreating towards Richmond. Union army...

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The Sgt. Richard Kirkland Memorial at Fredericksburg

Located near the Stone Wall and Sunken Road at the foot of Mary’es Heights in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the site of intense fighting at the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg, is the Sgt. Richard Rowland...