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Reminiscences of service with the Twelfth Rhode Island Volunteers, and a memorial of Col. George H. Browne

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Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,384 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 395
Added to site: 2010.09.14
mnybks.net#: 29002
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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for a move. I must confess to an almost overwhelming feeling of loneliness as I saw the long soldierly column moving off, led by the splendid band of the Thirteenth New Hampshire, for amongst other things I thought it quite probable that before I should again see them, their ranks might be thinned by the terrible shock of battle. And so, alas! they were. But having received orders from the colonel to remain in charge of the camp, which remained as before, except that its occupants were gone, the tents being all left standing, I had no alternative but to obey. About seventy men were left in the camp, all of whom, with the exception of the quartermaster's clerk and myself, were on the sick list. Truly this was "a sick house with no doctor," for the surgeon and each of his assistants had gone forward with the regiment. We were cheered, however, just at evening by the return of our kind-hearted assistant surgeon, Doctor Prosper K. Hutchinson, now long since gone to his reward, who was sent back to remain with the

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