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Big Blue Battlefield Walking Tour Video

Federal Advance to Bloody Hill

Between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. on October 23, 1864

Major Abial R. Pierce

Major Abial R. Pierce courtesy of the Battle of Westport Museum

Major Abial R. Pierce, Fourth Iowa Cavalry, sends Dee's Battalion around to the right to get across the Big Blue River and attack the left flank of the Confederate skirmish line.

Play video to see troop movements.

Written and produced by Dick Titterington, aka theCivilWarMuse.

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