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A train collision on the way to Richmond

Humphreys’ Brigade broke camp at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 1863, and marched eight miles to Hanover Junction. They camped there while Hood’s Division boarded the railroad cars and left for Richmond—enroute to Chattanooga, TN. “The waggons and teams … Continue reading

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