The Battle of Raccoon Ford


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Civil War Harper's Weekly, October 3, 1863

Welcome to our archive of original Civil War Harper's Weekly newspapers. Browse through these papers and read incredible details and view impressive illustrations, all created by eye-witnesses to the events. These details are simply not available anywhere else.

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Battle of Raccoon Ford

Battle of Raccoon Ford


Battle of Raccoon Ford

You are viewing an illustration from an original Civil War Harper's Weekly newspaper of the Battle of Raccoon Ford.  This is a stunning picture showing incredible detail of this battle.  The upper left inset image shows General George Armstrong Custer on Horseback charging the enemy.  The upper right inset shows General Gregg's troops going into action.  The center strip of pictures show the Signal Station on Pony Mountain, Culpepper, and Butler's Battery. The lower image is captioned, "The Army of the Potomac- General Buford Attacking the Enemy at Raccoon Ford, September 14, 1863. Sketched by Mr. A. R. Waud.- [See Page 635.]"




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