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“into the trenches! “

As the rebel army under General Lee moved north in June 1863, efforts were underway to bolster the defenses of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital. New York sent short-term militia units. Here’s a bit about the experiences of Brooklyn’s 23rd Regiment … Continue reading

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Keystone Cops

Provost Guard has its work cut out for it at Camp Curtin. Richmond’s Daily Dispatch says the removal of native Pennsylvanian George McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac has caused an increase in the turbulence at Camp … Continue reading

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“With Pockets Crammed”

Williamsport, Pa – Wonderful Break from Mush and Machine Made Hash Since the end of April the 19th NY Volunteer Infantry has been organizing and drilling in Elmira, NY. There have been some challenges, but things are starting to look … Continue reading

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