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Death by accident

The 13th Mississippi Regiment apparently suffered only three wounded in the Battle of Savage’s Station. But one of them, whose wounds would prove mortal, was purely by accident. It happened the night after the battle as the troops slept among … Continue reading

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Battles: Savage Station

The Union army was withdrawing across the Chickahominy River south to the James River, when Griffith’s Mississippi Brigade (including the 13th), part of Magruder’s Division, was ordered to attack the Union rear guard. It was Sunday, June 29, 1862. A … Continue reading

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