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A night on the battlefield

It’s worth remembering that, at this time, the 13th’s infantrymen were not hardened veterans. Malvern Hill was their first truly-difficult battle with high casualties. Minutemen of Attala Private Peter F. Ellis, an 18-year-old clerk from Madison County when he enlisted … Continue reading

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