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Si Klegg, Book 6

Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign

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Author: John McElroy
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 65,436 / 191 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 391
Added to site: 2010.03.26
mnybks.net#: 27145
Origin: gutenberg.org
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comer plausibly. "You need that right off. Then we kin talk about your regiment. As a matter of fact, you're only enlisted in the Army of the United States and have the right to go to any regiment you please. Tyrannical as the officers may be, they can't take that privilege of an American freeman away from you. Come along and git breakfast first."

The man's appearance was so impressive, his words and confident manner so convincing, and the boys so hungry that their scruples vanished, and all followed the late Lieut.-Col. Billings, as he gave the word, and started off through the mazes of the camp with an air of confident knowledge that completed his conquest of them.

Ex-Lieut.-Col. Billings strode blithely along, feeling the gladsome exuberance of a man who had "struck a good thing," and turning over in his mind as to where he had best market his batch of lively recruits, how he could get around the facts of their previous enlistment, and how much he ought to realize per head. He felt that he co

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