Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field

Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the Union Armies, and Residence on a Louisiana Plantation

Author: Thomas W. Knox
Language: English
Wordcount: 131,882 / 397 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 54.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 966
Added to site: 2004.07.02
mnybks.net#: 8462
Genres: War, Adventure, History
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a surgeon when I had charge of that artillery," said the doctor afterward, "and so removed every thing that marked my rank."

The Rebels made some very desperate charges against our artillery, and lost heavily in each attack. Once they actually laid their hands on the muzzles of two guns in Captain Stone's battery, but were unable to capture them.

General Hurlbut stated that his division fought all day on Sunday with heavy loss, but only one regiment broke. When he entered the battle on Monday morning, the Third Iowa Infantry was commanded by a first-lieutenant, all the field officers and captains having been disabled or captured. Several regiments were commanded by captains.

Colonel McHenry, of the Seventeenth Kentucky, said his regiment fought a Kentucky regiment which was raised in the county where his own was organized. The fight was very fierce. The men frequently called out from one to another, usi

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