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Photo Essay: The Civil War: Between the Battles

The Grapevine Bridge

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Photo: Library of Congress

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The Grapevine Bridge

The Grapevine Bridge was used by Union troops to cross the Chickahominy River during the Battle of Fair Oaks, which helped avoid a Confederate rout.

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