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Spotsylvania Court House

May 12, 2012

Lee spots Grant moving toward the Spotsylvania Court House.

Lee’s men repel Grant’s attacks.

May 12th, the Union Army makes Grand Assault and fails, losing thousands of men.

Grant Dispatch: “I propose to fight it out on this line, if it takes all summer.”

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HIGH LIGHTS OF HISTORY –  Spotsylvania Court House
By J. CARROLL MANSFIELD

Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, Iowa) Aug 29, 1928

History.com has a great website commemorating the Civil War 150 Years anniversary. See The Five Deadliest Battles.