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The eve of great and stirring events

Gen. McLaws wrote his wife, Emily, a quick letter on the evening of April 29, 1863, about the previous night’s Union crossing of the river below and above Fredericksburg which he expected to become a renewed battle. Below the town … Continue reading

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