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First Christmas in Virginia

The 13th regiment’s run-up to the 1861 holiday was dreary, enlivened only by night work on the dirt forts near Leesburg (night work because day work attracted snipers from across the Potomac), cold weather with occasional sleet, and false alarms … Continue reading

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