Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse
Information about the Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse, an 1864 Civil War Battle of the American Civil War
Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse Facts
Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Dates: May 8 – May 21, 1864
Generals: Union: Ulysses S. Grant | Confederate: Robert E. Lee
Soldiers Engaged: Union: 100,00 | Confederate: 52,000
Casualties: Union: 18,400 | Confederate: 13,400
Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse Summary: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was fought May 8 – May 21, 1864 as part of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s 1864 Overland Campaign of the American Civil War.
Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse Articles From History Net Magazines
The Irish experience in the Civil War has probably received more attention — and celebration — than that of any other ethnic group. Mention of the Irish commonly conjures up images of the Irish Brigade's doomed charge at Fredericksburg, of …
The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7-12, 1864, by Gordon C. Rhea, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, (504) 388-6666, 483 pages, $34.95.
Gordon Rhea has reached the halfway mark in his ongoing, …
The Spotsylvania Campaign, edited by Gary W. Gallagher, Univ. of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1998, $29.95.
After having taken one another's measure in the Wilderness on May 5 and 6, 1864, Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate …
For sheer, unmitigated hellishness, the fighting around Spotsylvania outstripped all other Civil War battles.
By Cowan Brew
The two weeks of horrific fighting around the tiny crossroads hamlet of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, in May 1864 represented a watershed of …
War's Last Cavalry Raid
By Chris Hartley
Even as General Robert E. Lee was surrendering at Appomattox, a vengeful Union cavalry horde led by Maj. Gen. George Stoneman made Southern civilians pay dearly for the war. It was a last …
The hard-fighting 44th Georgia suffered some of the heaviest losses of any regiment in the Civil War.
By Gerald J. Smith
On March 10, 1862, companies of Georgians from Henry, Jasper, Clarke, Spalding, Clayton, Putnam, Fayette, Pike, Morgan, Henry and …