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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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CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 4

CHRISTMAS SEASON ON CAMPAIGN-PART 4 As I said before, we marched from the Shenandoah Valley to Culpepper, VA. We made the march in about 7 days. The march was steady and we made good time. It didn’t rain much, thank … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 15

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES How would you like to have marched from Richmond, VA to Frederick, MD to Harper’s Ferry to Loudoun Heights in Virginia, crossed the Potomac River twice, banged on a concrete aqueduct to no avail, … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 10

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES The two brigades of Walker’s Division were Ransom’s Brigade made up of the 24th, 25th, 35th and 49th North Carolina under Brigadier General Robert Ransom, Jr. The brigade also was assigned French’s … Continue reading

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THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: Pt 9

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES I don’t know if you have ever been in the two top northern Virginia Counties, but it is quite a revelation. Nancy and I were traveling south out of Maryland to Leesburg, … Continue reading

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