TITLE

Valor at Wilson's Wharf

AUTHOR(S)
Hudson, Leonne
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Civil War Times Illustrated;Mar1998, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Brigadier General Edward A. Wild's brigade of black troops had captured Wilson's Wharf and Fort Powhatan, key landings at Virginia's James River. Fight of the black troops against Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign on May 24, 1864; Corps consisting the Army of James; Accounts on how Brigadier General Edward A. Wild led the black soldiers fought the Confederates.
ACCESSION #
207899

 

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