The Civil War

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Battle of Cold Harbor
Virginia - June 1-3, 1864

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The Battle of Death


Cold Harbor was one of the deadliest battles that took place during the Civil War. This battle took place about 10 miles northeast of Richmond, Virginia in 1864. The Union went into the Battle of Cold Harbor with 108,000 soldiers and the Confederates forces entered the war with 62,000 soldiers. The Union had more man power but Confederates had more brain power. The General for the Union forces was General Ulysses S. Grant, and the Genereal for the Confederate forces was General Robert E. Lee.

 

This is a picture of Cold Harbor right about the time that the Battle of Cold Harbor took place.

Cold Harbor photo

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