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Payday and a prisoner’s deception

Pay had been sporadic for some time when, on Thursday, August 13, 1863, the 13th Regiment, along with the rest of the brigade, finally received its wages. “We were paid off yesterday to include the 30th of June,” Lieutenant Robert … Continue reading

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