The Spotsylvania Oak

2017-05-15T13:22:50-04:00May 16th, 2017|History|

Combat in the American Civil War was brutal. Arguably the most brutal fighting of the war took place outside of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia in May of 1864. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia were trying to stop a combined Union effort to capture Richmond led by Ulysses S. Grant. The two armies [...]