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Battle of Ft. Blakely

Battle of Ft. Blakely author: Capt. H. R. Hubbard published by: Mendon Dispatch, circa 1904 synopses: Personal accounts of the Civil War by Capt. Hubbard personal subject: The Battle for Ft. Blakely The campaign against Mobile in the early part … Continue reading

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April 9, 1865, Fort Blakely, Ala.

On the evening of April 9, 1865, hours after Lee’s surrender to Grant, the 11th Wisconsin made its final charge of the war. They captured over 300 prisoners, numerous guns, ammunitions, and horses. They lost 61 men, 15 of them … Continue reading

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