Category Archives: Battles: Cold Harbor

The dead were buried where they lay

From the 3rd of June through the 12th there was nearly continuous sharpshooting and artillery fire from both sides in their Cold Harbor entrenchments, whittling their numbers down further, while the surviving troops suffered. “The men in the advanced part … Continue reading

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Battles: Cold Harbor

On the night of May 31, 1864, the First Corps, including the 13th Mississippi Regiment, marched for Cold Harbor. Plans called for getting onto Grant’s left flank and rolling it up while the rest of Lee’s army attacked Grant’s front. … Continue reading

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