Tag Archives: Reese’s Battery

The route back to camp

    We do not know exactly the route that the artillery took as it marched back to its camps. However, as we know the starting, midpoint and destinations we can make a very good hypothesis as to the route … Continue reading

Posted in 1864, American Civil War, artillery in the Overland Campaign, Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Battle of the Muleshoe, Earthworks and trenchs, field fortifications, Hancock's assault on the Muleshoe, Johnson's Division, May 12, Mule Shoe, Muleshoe, Overland Campaign 1864, Page's Battalion, Reese's Battery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

See We Really Have Started

A little tease to show we really have begun. But this is just the introduction. The rest is much larger. Not Gordon or Bill but pretty inclusive. A deafening quiet settled over the little salient. Of course quiet was a … Continue reading

Posted in 1864, American Civil War, artillery in the Overland Campaign, Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Battle of the Muleshoe, Bloody Angle, Carrington's Battery, Earthworks and trenchs, field fortifications, Hancock's assault on the Muleshoe, May 12, Mule Shoe, Overland Campaign 1864, Page's Battalion, Reese's Battery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

They May Just Look Like Leaves Now – Part Two

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Still more of the photos I have taken of various positions along and inside and the Mule Shoe Salient. All were taken during the winter of 2011/12.

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Google Earth of Artillery Positions

This should have been included in the last post, but unfortunately was not. Obviously it shows the surviving detached artillery positions within the Salient. Isn’t technology wonderful?

Posted in Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Battle of the Muleshoe, Bloody Angle, Carrington's Battery, Hancock's assault on the Muleshoe, Reese's Battery, Tanner's Battery, Uncategorized, West Angle | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reese’s Salient

What you may ask is “Reese’s Salient”, and what does it have to do with the “Muleshoe”? The short answer is that “Reese’s Salient” is the name that the late William (Bill) Matter and I gave to the section of … Continue reading

Posted in Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, Bloody Angle, Hancock's assault on the Muleshoe, Muleshoe, Reese's Battery, Steuart's Brigade, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments