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Trail Stop 6: Wounding of Nelson Miles
Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: November 10, 2007
Caption: Trail Stop 6: Wounding of Nelson Miles
Additional Description: On May 3, fighting in this portion of the battlefield intensified. McLaws' Division, supported by Anderson's Division assaulted the Federal lines here, in consort with other Confederate attacks to the west. While inspecting his lines, Federal Colonel Nelson Miles was wounded in the stomach by a Confederate in the 10th Georgia Infantry. Miles would survive the wound and the war, raising to the rank of General-in-Chief of the Army.
Submitted: December 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p90166
File Size: 1.321 Megabytes

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