Category Archives: Thurman E. Hendricks Diary

Digital regimental now in paperback and ebook

A 366-page paperback narrative¬†of this digital regimental is now available for sale at Amazon here, and also here¬†as an ebook. Both contain some additional material not found in this Web version but otherwise are faithful reproductions of it. The title … Continue reading

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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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Meeting with the Yankees

Unauthorized socializing and commerce between the Union troops across the Potomac in Maryland and the 13th’s Rebel ones on the opposite Virginia shore continued after the Leesburg/Ball’s Bluff battles—until the regiment’s second-in-command put a stop to it. Quartermaster clerk William … Continue reading

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