You are looking at an intriguing picture of Fredericksburg, Virginia Wounded from the Battle of the Wilderness. It was taken in 1864 by Gardner, James, b. 1832.

You are looking at an intriguing picture of Fredericksburg, Virginia Wounded from the Battle of the Wilderness. It was taken in 1864 by Gardner, James, b. 1832.

None can narrate that strife in the pines,A seal is on it – Sabaean lore!Obscure as the wood, the entangled rhymeBut hints at the maze of war –Vivid glimpses or livid through peopled gloom, And fires which creep and char –A riddle of death, of which the slainSole solvers are.  –Herman Melville, “The Armies of the Wilderness"  Image: Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864, Virginia. Source: Wikipedia.

None can narrate that strife in the pines,A seal is on it – Sabaean lore!Obscure as the wood, the entangled rhymeBut hints at the maze of war –Vivid glimpses or livid through peopled gloom, And fires which creep and char –A riddle of death, of which the slainSole solvers are. –Herman Melville, “The Armies of the Wilderness" Image: Skulls remaining on the field and trees destroyed at the Battle of the Wilderness, 1864, Virginia. Source: Wikipedia.

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org, Charles Huntington fought here.

The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org, Charles Huntington fought here.

The Battle of the Wilderness was fought May 5-7, 1864, and was the opening battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign.

A Bloody Start: The Battle of the Wilderness

The Battle of the Wilderness was fought May 5-7, 1864, and was the opening battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign.

Battle of The Wilderness - May 6, 1864

Battle of The Wilderness - May 6, 1864

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