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Evacuating the Peninsula

The Yankees, having (with the help of Professor Thaddeus Lowe’s observation balloons) finally caught on to the Confederate evacuation, pushed ahead in pursuit Sunday, May 4, until some of their advance made contact with the rear of the Rebel retreat … Continue reading

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