Monthly Archives: December 2012

Chapter 7: March, 1863, More Life in Camp, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER VII The army louse, that historic “grayback,” which went in and out before Union and Confederate soldiers without ceasing, like death was no respecter of persons. The best and most patriotic blood in the land flowed in its veins, … Continue reading

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Chapter 6: March, 1863, Life in Camp, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER VI On the 12th of March we buried with military honors Samuel P. Mullen, a member of Company E of the Regiment, and strange to say he was the only soldier of our regiment over whose body military funeral … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: January, 1863, Typhoid Fever; Soldier Drummed Out of Camp, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER V On December 16 we broke camp and marched to Dumphries, traveling four miles. The battle of Fredericksburg was fought the next day, and we could hear the cannonading very distinctly. After the battle we faced about and marched … Continue reading

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