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To shift for himself with one arm

Pettus Guards Private John McDonald wrote home on April 4, 1863, according to Jess N. McLean’s Official Records. “….well Susan, since I began this letter, one of our company has been discharged. David Malone is the man. “He lost his … Continue reading

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