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Twin Forts Loop Trail (Newport News Park, VA)

– Civil War Series – The Twin Forts Loop Trail in Virginia’s Newport News explores the site of the Battle of Dam No. 1, a failed Union attack on a Confederate fortification on April 16, 1862. Part of the three-month … Continue reading

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Lee’s Mill Trail (Lee’s Mill Historic Park, VA)

– Civil War Series – The Battle of Lee’s Mill on April 5, 1862 was, by all accounts, a minor engagement in the Civil War: it produced only 10 Confederate and 12 Union casualties. In the narrative of Union Maj. … Continue reading

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