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Battles: Maryland Heights

Minutemen of Attala Private Mike Hubbert wrote in his diary on Sept. 12, 1862: “We went up [Elk Ridge] through Solomon’s Gap and advanced [south] in the line of battle some 4 or 5 miles down the top of the … Continue reading

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The Journey: On to Harpers Ferry

From Middletown, Maryland, Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade and the rest of McLaws Division turned southwest, probably along what is now State Road 17. Quartermaster clerk William H. Hill described it as “very disagreeable marching” for 10 miles in a warm rain. … Continue reading

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