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The Journey: On to Virginia

William H. Hill, a lawyer and the regiment’s quartermaster clerk, wrote in his diary on July 11, 1861: “Thursday. Our regiment left Union City in the cars of the Missouri and Ohio R.R. at dusk.” Col. Barksdale, alarmed by the … Continue reading

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