Battle of Fort Saunders

 

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Civil War Harper's Weekly, January 9, 1864

Harper's Weekly was the most popular newspaper published during the Civil War. These newspapers were read by many Americans hungry for news of the war, and perhaps a glimpse at the outcome of battles fought by their loved ones. Today, these papers are an invaluable tool for students and researchers wanting more insight into the war.

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Battle Fort Saunders

 

 

 

 

Fort Saunders

You are viewing an original 1864 illustration of the Battle of Fort Saunders in the Civil War.  The picture is captioned, "The Rebel Assault on Fort Saunders - The Fight over the Ditch.- Sketched by Mr. Theodore R. Davis. See Page 23." The illustration shows fascinating details of hand-to-hand fighting in the Civil War.  One soldier is shown fighting with an ax. This picture effectively captures the brutality of Civil War Battles, and was created by an eye-witness to the events.


 

 

  

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