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The Battle of Harris Farm
 
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By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
Engagement at Harris Farm (Bloomsbury) Marker
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — EM-2 — Engagement at Harris Farm (Bloomsbury)
On 19 May 1864 Confederate forces commanded by Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell attacked Brig. Gen. Robert O. Tyler's heavy artillery division on the Union right flank near the Harris farm, Bloomsbury, about one-quarter mile northwest. Newly arrived from . . . — Map (db m3656) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — The Battle of Harris Farm Final Battle Around Spotsylvania Court House Harris Farm Battlefield Civil War Site —
From May 8-18, 1864, Union troops battered Gen. Robert E. Lee's lines at Spotsylvania Court House. Unable to defeat the Confederates by direct assault, Union commander Ulysses S. Grant determined to head south, drawing Lee out of his Spotsylvania . . . — Map (db m9046) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Seeing the Elephant The 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery at Harris Farm Harris Farm Battlefield Civil War Site —
Union heavy artillery regiments serving as infantry shouldered the brunt of the fighting at Harris Farm. The "Heavies," as the members of the heavy artillery units were called, had been pulled from forts protecting Washington, D.C., to make up for . . . — Map (db m81309) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — First Regiment Heavy Artillery Massachusetts Volunteers
In commemoration of the deeds of the First Regiment Heavy Artillery Massachusetts Volunteers (Armed as Infantry) Three hundred and ninety eight of whose members fell within an horn around this spot during an action fought May 13, 1864 Between a . . . — Map (db m9048) HM

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