Some articles on hill, kourgane hill:
... the river's mouth for almost two miles (3 km) where they met a less steep, but equally high hill known as Telegraph Hill across the river from the village of ... To its east lay Kourgane Hill, a natural strongpoint with fields of fire covering most approaches, and the key to the whole position ... Two redoubts had been constructed to protect Kourgane Hill from infantry assault the Lesser Redoubt on the eastern slope and the Greater Redoubt on the west ...
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“I remember the scenes of battle in which we stood together. I remember especially that broad and deep grave at the foot of the Resaca hill where we left those gallant comrades who fell in that desperate charge. I remember, through it all, the gallantry, devotion and steadfastness, the high-set patriotism you always exhibited.”
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