Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chapter 47: May 2-8, 1864, The Opening of the Atlanta Campaign, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXXXVII The General ordered the cavalry on the flat near the shore to get out their horses and go for the Rebel on muleback. “I want you all to go” he said, “but that little man and horse at … Continue reading

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Chapter 46: Apr 12-13, 1864, Traveling Down the Tennessee River, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXXXVI A regiment of colored troops camped a little distance from us and Company G boys (at least some of them) always liked to tease the smoked Yankees as we called them. In the cane brakes along the river … Continue reading

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Chapter 45: Feb 13-Mar 26, 1864, Incidents Along the Way, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER XXXXV Many interesting incidents occurred while in this camp, but the recital of a few will suffice. On February 13, Andrew Duss, of Company H, suddenly lost his life. Duss was drafted in 1863, as was Adam Elseser, of … Continue reading

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