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Photograph of sick and wounded including members of the 1st MN at Savage’s Station, Virginia – June 29, 1862

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Photograph of the sick and wounded, including members of the 1st Minnesota Regiment, at Savage’s Station, Virginia, following the battle. The Battle of Savage Station was the fourth of the Seven Days Battles, and ended in a stalemate.  During the battle, Union forces sustained over 1,000 casualties and afterward left 2,500 previously wounded soldiers to be captured when their field hospital was evacuated.  The 1st Minnesota was one of ten Union regiments engaged at Savage Station.

Title:  Sick and wounded (including First Minnesota) at Savage’s Station, Virginia.
Location no. E425.11 r14

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