Battle of the Wilderness #may6

Battle of the Wilderness #may6

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org, Charles Huntington fought here.

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org, Charles Huntington fought here.

None can narrate that strife in the pines,A seal is on it – Sabaean lore!Obscure as the wood, the entangled rhymeBut hints at the maze of war –Vivid glimpses or livid through peopled gloom, And fires which creep and char –A riddle of death, of which the slainSole solvers are.  –Herman Melville, “The Armies of the Wilderness"  Image: Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864, Virginia. Source: Wikipedia.

None can narrate that strife in the pines,A seal is on it – Sabaean lore!Obscure as the wood, the entangled rhymeBut hints at the maze of war –Vivid glimpses or livid through peopled gloom, And fires which creep and char –A riddle of death, of which the slainSole solvers are. –Herman Melville, “The Armies of the Wilderness" Image: Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864, Virginia. Source: Wikipedia.

American Civil War: Battle of the Wilderness

Learn About the Battle of the Wilderness, Fought During the Civil War

American Civil War: Battle of the Wilderness

Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia (May 5-7, 1864)   Our ancestor, James Young Miller, died a few days after fighting in the Battle of the Wilderness, the first battle between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee.   James  fought under Grant. We also have more ancestors that fought here.

Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia (May 5-7, 1864) Our ancestor, James Young Miller, died a few days after fighting in the Battle of the Wilderness, the first battle between Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. James fought under Grant. We also have more ancestors that fought here.

Battle of The Wilderness - May 6, 1864

Battle of The Wilderness - May 6, 1864

Dawn Attack - Main TH.jpg     Diorama depicting the confused fighting in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864.

Dawn Attack - Main TH.jpg Diorama depicting the confused fighting in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-7, 1864.

Battle of the Wilderness with Ed Bearss - YouTube

Battle of the Wilderness with Ed Bearss - YouTube

Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864.

Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864.

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