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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...