What’s in a Name? Hell Itself

In a war that he piled one horrific scene on another, soldiers had plenty of opportunity to catch their own glimpses of hell: “Hell’s half-acre” at Spotsylvania’s Bloody Angle; the Hell Hole at New Hope Church during the Atlanta campaign; “the vortex of Hell” at Gettysburg’s Wheatfield. In that context, then, perhaps Horace Porter’s characterization […]

http://emergingcivilwar.com/2016/05/06/whats-in-a-name-hell-itself/

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