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Fishing with a net

Undoubtedly tired of their meat and bread diets since the start of the war two years before, the 13th and the Barksdale Brigade gratefully turned to fishing the Rappahannock River at Fredricksburg. “The soldiers of this brigade are catching large … Continue reading

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