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Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History
The Battle of Monocacy, which took place on the blisteringly hot day of July 9, 1864, is one of the Civil War’s most significant yet little-known battles. What played out that day in the corn and wheat fields four miles south of Frederick, Maryland., was a full-field engagement between some 12,000...
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