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Night on the battlefield, anxious morning

“We slept on the battle field last night,” Private Mike Hubbert of the Minutemen of Attala recorded in his diary Sept. 18, 1862. “It is very horrifying to hear the cries of the wounded who are all around us. The … Continue reading

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