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The Last Campaign of the Twenty-Second Regiment, N.G., S.N.Y. June and July, 1863

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Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,595 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.2
LoC Category: E
Downloads: 268
Added to site: 2010.04.17
mnybks.net#: 27380
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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om that two hours' march yet!

After marching and counter-marching all over the country for some fourteen miles, the brigade, in the afternoon, encountered the enemy near Sporting Hill or Hampden, and quite a smart engagement ensued, the Twenty-second, supported by some Pennsylvania cavalry (who skedaddled at the first shell), advancing through woods and wheat-fields on the left--Co. A (Capt. Otis), being detached as a reconnoitring party to cover that flank in the advance--while the Thirty-seventh advanced on the right, as skirmishers, the Philadelphia battery having the centre. At first, a portion of the rebels, posted in one of the immense barns for which Pennsylvania is so celebrated, was enabled to annoy the brigade considerably, wounding a lieutenant and several others of the Thirty-seventh; but they were finally compelled to evacuate, and in a very short time their artillery was silenced, and they were in full retreat along the whole length of the line. This success must be ascribed in a great me

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