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12th Massachusetts Position Marker
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: December 27, 2008
Caption: 12th Massachusetts Position Marker
Additional Description: The marker is located next to the 1st Minnesota Infantry Monument. The 12th Massachusetts was one of several 1st Corps units rushed to this sector of the battlefield to shore up the lines. The 1st Minnesota made a desperate charge to gain time for these reinforcements to arrive.
Submitted: February 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p51851
File Size: 0.791 Megabytes


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