Definition of Battle of spotsylvania courthouse
1. Noun. A battle between the armies of Grant and Lee during the Wilderness Campaign.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: Wilderness Campaign
Geographical relationships: Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, Va, Virginia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Spotsylvania Courthouse
Literary usage of Battle of spotsylvania courthouse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume by John William Jones (1879)
"... in allusion to the series of battles of which the Wilderness was the first, and before the details of the battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse had been ..."
2. Bibliography of State Participation in the Civil War 1861-1866 by United States War Dept. Library (1913)
"The battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse, May 12, 1864. "The bloody angle." What the 49th Virginia and Gen. Pegram's brigade did. Episode of "General Lee to ..."