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 Posted: Thu Dec 1st, 2011 12:22 pm
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It would be one of the most lopsided (my sources estimated about 150-200 Confederate casualties). Terrible Union generalship and the fact that the USCT simply refused to withdraw from an impossible situation led to appalling casualties. Strategically the battle didn't matter much. I think the most important part of the battle was that black soldiers continued to prove their valor against incredible odds. Is there anything left of the battlefield?

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