Tag Archives: An Excerpt from Hurricane from the Heavens The Battle of Cold Harbor May 26-June 5 1864

Bethesda Church

An excerpt from Hurricane from the Heavens, part of the Emerging Civil War Series.  In accordance with orders from General Lee, I moved to the right,” wrote Jubal Early, tasked with striking the Union left. “At this point [Bethesda Church], the … Continue reading

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Toward the Pamunkey

By the latter part of May, 1864,  Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee had fought each other to a standstill. After engagements in the Wilderness and at Spotsylvania Court House, the two men now faced each other … Continue reading

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