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Withdrawal to Williamsburg

On May 1, 1862, the 13th was ordered to prepare two days rations and be ready to march at midnight. Gen. Joseph Johnston, who wanted to fight Union Gen. George McClellan’s army closer to Richmond, was going to withdraw slowly … Continue reading

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