By Robert Bluford Jr.
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In early summer time 1864, the total quarter of vital Virginia was once engulfed within the flames of struggle. As Grant's Federal military driven ever south, buying and selling battles and our bodies with Lee's military of Northern Virginia, forces got here to a head on the conflict of Totopotomoy Creek. notwithstanding overshadowed through the continuing conflict of chilly Harbor, Totopotomoy Creek exemplified the bloody skirmishes of the complete Overland crusade.
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