Battle of Salient


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, June 11, 1864

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Battle Salient

This Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper features a picture of the Battle of the Salient. The image is captioned, "Army of the Potomac -  The Struggle for the Salient, Near Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 12, 1864. From a sketch by A. R. Waud."




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