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 (1861-1865) Civil War Battles (Eastern Theater)
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows PA USA
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MAy 1, 1863
5/1/2022 1:34:56 PM
From the Wisconsin Stae Journal. Madison Wisconsin. May 1, 1863


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Phil Andrade
London  UK
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MAy 1, 1863
5/1/2022 3:15:05 PM
Good to have these vignettes back again, Larry !

This one certainly reminds us of a hubristic approach, soon to be dispelled by a shocking defeat.

Four hundred rebels captured in the initial preliminary skirmishes ? That’s a significant haul, isn’t it ?

Regards, Phil
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