Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chapter 58: November 15, 1864, Sherman’s March to the Sea, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER LVIII He also said the rebel cavalry got on to their trail and followed them close up to our picket line. The guard on post said he heard the clatter of the horse hoofs. Towards evening these three comrades … Continue reading

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Chapter 57: Nov 8-13, 1864, National Election Day on the Front, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER LVII Politics now were getting hot. Lincoln, Republican, and McClellan, Democrat, were candidates for president. Many were the discussions around the camp fires. We believed McClellan to be the man for the place and voted for him. Lincoln, however, … Continue reading

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Chapter 56: Sep 4-Oct 22, 1864, Even More About the Siege of Atlanta, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER LVI After besieging Atlanta for more than a month and having erected strong fortifications confronting it, and then in one night to withdraw all the troops from our works, leaving them without a Yankee in them, in my humble … Continue reading

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Chapter 55: July 22-Sep 4, 1864, More About the Siege of Atlanta, The App Brothers in the Civil War

CHAPTER LV General Slocum, while we encamped at Bridgeport, Alabama, was sent to take command at Vicksburg, Miss. General Slocum now returned and took Hooker’s place. General A. S. Williams, senior division commander, was in command of the corps until … Continue reading

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