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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 5

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES After the debacle of Jackson’s winter campaign, the 3rd was sent to Fredericksburg, VA and assigned to T. H. Holmes Division. The First Arkansas, which had enlisted for a 12 month tour … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 2

THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES You haven’t really lived until you have spent a night in 39 degree temperatures and only two gum blankets, a wool blanket and your frock coat for warmth on the cold ground. I have spent a few … Continue reading

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