Battle of Williamsburg or the Battle of Magruder
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 1862: The Battle of Williamsburg, also known as the Battle of Fort Magruder, took place on May 5, 1862, in York County, James City County, and Williamsburg, Virginia, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil War. It was the first pitched battle of the Peninsula Campaign, in which nearly 41,000 Federals and 32,000 Confederates were engaged, fighting an inconclusive battle that ended with the Confederates continuing their withdrawal. (Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images)
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January 01, 1862
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