TITLE

Slaughter in Kershaw's Salient

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Gerald J.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Military History;Jun99, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates the repulse of attacking Union soldiers by Confederate soldiers in a battle line known as `Kershaw's Salient' at Old Cold Harbor in Virginia on June 3, 1864. Role of Major General Joseph Kershaw in the defense; Casualties of the Federal army; Definition of salients; Strategies of both camps.
ACCESSION #
1769665

 

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