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The Citizen-Soldier

or, Memoirs of a Volunteer

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Author: John Beatty
Published: 1879
Language: English
Wordcount: 95,729 / 278 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.5
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 992
Added to site: 2007.01.28
mnybks.net#: 15921
Genres: Biography, History, War
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nkest, boniest animals in creation. I am reminded of this by that broth of an Irish lad, Conway, who says, in substance, and with a broad Celtic accent, that their noses have to be sharpened every morning to enable them to pick a living among the rocks.

Colonel Marrow informs me that an attack is apprehended to-night. We have sent out strong pickets. The cannon are so placed as to shoot up the road. Our regiment is to form on the left of the turnpike, and the Dutch regiment on the right, in case the secession forces should be bold enough to come down on us.

9. Moved from the Middle Fork of the Buckhannon river at seven o'clock this morning, and arrived at Roaring creek at four P. M. We came over the hills with all the pomp and circumstance of glorious war; infantry, cavalry, artillery, and hundreds of army wagons; the whole stretching along the mountain road for miles. The tops of the Alleghanies can now be seen plainly. We are at the foot of Rich mountain, encamped where our brothers of the sec

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