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Following Appomattox- Part 9

When we got back to camp, some of us were ready to start for home. We had a long trek ahead of us. We would have to go down through Virginia to the east end of Tennessee climb through the … Continue reading

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Following Appomattox- Part 8

We got up the next morning and had a roll call. All 18 of us were there. No one had slipped away and headed home. It had been raining during the night and it was chilly. We all got our … Continue reading

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Following Appomattox-Part 1

Our Brigade, the Texas Brigade, was made up of the 1st, 4th and 5th Texas and the 3rd Arkansas. Marse Robert surrendered us to the Yanks today.  I guess it was a good thing. We had been at the rear … Continue reading

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