Letters Found in Maine Bring Bloody Civil War Battle Alive

Posted by admin on May 14, 2014

One-hundred-fifty years ago this week, soldiers from Maine were among those taking part in one of the bloodiest clashes of the Civil War: the battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

For one Vermont resident, it’s an historical event bought to life by a recently-discovered cache of letters written by her great-great-grandfather who was there – and captured an enemy flag before being wounded. Tom Porter has more.

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