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Under Fire: Battlefield Guide Map for the Charge of the First Maine Heavy Artillery

The First Maine Heavy Artillery famously participated in the last desperate attempt in June 1864 to simply seize Petersburg by direct assault. Many incorrectly assume the battle was the first for these callups from the Washington defenses, though a Sesquicentennial … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 7/13-7-19/20

Let’s start the week with some cartography… What’s your favorite historic Civil War map—meaning one used during the war or created by veterans?

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North Anna Trail Map

This past Sunday marked the 156th anniversary of James Ledlie’s doomed assault against the formidable Confederate earthworks below the North Anna, where Emerging Civil War’s Chris Mackowski recently recorded a video tour of the battlefield. Portions of this ground are … Continue reading

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