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Longstreet relieves McLaws, who is challenged to a duel

The 13th Regiment lost its longtime division commander on Dec. 18, 1863. “Friday. Cloudy and very windy and cold,” Spartan Band diarist William H. Hill recorded. “General Longstreet today relieved General McLaws from command of this division. “The reasons that … Continue reading

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