Front cover: Battery H First Ohio
Volunteers Light Artillery in Action at Cold Harbor, Va, June 3-4,
1864, by Gilbert Gaul, courtesy of Oregon-Jerusalem Historical
Society of Ohio, Oregon, Ohio.
TEXT BY GORDON RHEA
Maps by George Skoch
Thanks to Mike Andrus, Robert F. L. Krick, Eric Mink, and David Ruth at
Richmond National Battlefield Park.
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|Key for photo and illustration identification:|
|BL||Battles and Leaders of the Civil War|
|FW||Frank and Marie-Therese Wood Print Collection, Alexandria, Virginia|
|LC||Library of Congress, Washington, DC|
|NA||National Archives, Washington, DC|
|NPS||National Park Service|
|USAMHI||United States Army Military Historical Institute, Carlisle, PA|
Want to Learn
The following books are suggested reading for
additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles:
Ernest B. Furgurson Not War But Murder: Cold Harbor
1864 (New York: Vintage, 2001), Gordon C. Rhea Cold
Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864 (Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 2007), and Noah Andre
Trudeau Bloody Roads South: The Wilderness to Cold
Harbor, May-June 1864 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State
University Press, 2000).