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1863: “At Such A Price”

General Orders, No. 61 [Headquarters] Army of Northern Virginia, May 11, 1863. With deep grief the commanding general announces to the army the death of Lieut. Gen. T.J. Jackson, who expired on the 10th instant, at 3:15 p.m. The daring … Continue reading

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1863: “I Hope So Soon As Practicable To Attack”

Near 3 P.M., May 2, 1863 General: The enemy has made a stand at Chancellor’s, which is about two miles from Chancellorsville. I hope, so soon as practicable, to attack.

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1863: “Friends Among Strangers”

February 14, 1863 …Your delightful letter of six pages received a welcome reception this evening. I am thankful to see that our kind Heavenly Father is again restoring mother to health. I felt uneasy about her, and thought that Joseph … Continue reading

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1862: “Near Manassas Junction”

September 1, 1862 …We were engaged with the enemy at and near Manassas Junction Tuesday and Wednesday, and again near the battle-field of Manassas on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; in all of which God gave us the victory. May He … Continue reading

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1862: “Willing To Exterminate Us”

August 9, 1862 We went to Anna Brown’s funeral this morning, a most sad and touching service. We begin to feel anxious and a little depressed. We hear nothing from Jackson, he is lost again. It is true that always … Continue reading

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1862: “Long And Rapid Marches”

May 26, 1862 Within four weeks this army has made long and rapid marches, fought six combats and two battles, signally defeated the enemy in each one, captured several stands of colors, and pieces of artillery, with numerous prisoners, and … Continue reading

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