Emory Upton at Spotsylvania Courthouse

Introduction Emory Upton’s improvised charge at Spotsylvania on May 10, 1864 changed not only the course of the Civil War but also how warfare is conducted. The customary infantry assault of the era used a wide battle line advancing slowly, firing at the enemy as it moved forward. The traditional two line attack, known as... Continue Reading →

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