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Redoubt Zabriskie: 1864

Redoubt Zabriskie: 1864

1864. "Point of Rocks, Va. (vicinity). Redoubt Zabriskie on Appomattox River." Wet plate negative, Library of Congress Civil War Collection. View full size.

 

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Named for Col. Abraham Zabriskie, a 23-year-old colonel from the 9th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He died of wounds received in action at the Battle of Drury's Bluff, Virginia, in May 1864.

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