Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chapter 25: July 20-26, 1863, In Virginia: General Ashby’s Home; Capturing a Johnnie Reb, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXV Monday, July 20th, broke camp, marched to Snickersville and pitched our tents, marched 10 miles. We remained in this camp July 21 and 22. Thursday, July 23rd, broke camp, passed thru Snickersville, Upperville, and Paris. Marched until one … Continue reading

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Chapter 24: July 9-19, 1863, Marching Though Maryland, W. Virginia, and Virginia, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXIV Thursday, July 9th, we broke camp, passed thru Burgetsville and encamped near Rohersville, traveling 10 miles. Friday, July 10th. Struck tents, marched thru Rohersville, Keedyville, and encamped about a half mile from Bakersville. Marched seven miles. Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Chapter 23: July 5, 1863, After the Battle and the Execution of a Rebel Spy, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXIII While lying in camp here the writer went to town to have a few cakes baked. We soon found a place where a lady was doing some baking for the soldiers. We asked her whether she would bake … Continue reading

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Chapter 22: July 4, 1863, Even More Stories From the Gettysburg Battlefield, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXII On the third of July after repeated charges by the enemy upon our regiment, the ground in our immediate front was strewn with the dead and wounded. We noticed one wounded man sat up and reached for a … Continue reading

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Chapter 21: July 4, 1863, More Stories From the Gettysburg Battlefield, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXI J. A. Lumbard, if my memory serves me correctly, was the only member of the company detailed for skirmish duty during the battle. This certainly is always an unpleasant as well as a very dangerous duty to perform. … Continue reading

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Chapter 20: July 3, 1863, Incidents That Happened Before, During & After the Battle, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XX Many narrow escapes were made during this battle. James P. Ulrich’s gun stock was shattered while he held it in his hand. After the last charge on the right of our line by the rebels about 10 o … Continue reading

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Chapter 19: July 1, 1863, The Gettysburg Campaign Begins, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XIX Gettysburg Campaign An old lady who was standing with her arms folded and was looking at us marching by said, “My grund, wu wella oll de lite schloffa de nocht? Gook wos un grosser schnopsock hut seller gla … Continue reading

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