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[NC-SC] Chancellorsville

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  • Jewelle Baker
    Hello Group... Another gleaning for you. Enjoy! ... Chancellorsville. ... http://www.researchonline.net/cvm ... Jewelle Main SURNAMES: BAKER; CANNON; COX;
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 4, 2000
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      Hello Group...
      Another 'gleaning' for you. Enjoy!

      >Date: Sun, 4 Jun 2000 22:16:27 EDT
      >From: John Rigdon <GaLinaHist@...>
      >Subject: [NC-SC] Chancellorsville

      >Our Featured Article this week from our "Best of Confederate Veteran
      >Magazine" is regarding a first hand account of the battle of
      Chancellorsville.
      >
      >Chancellorsville is best known because Stonewall Jackson died there, but it
      >was also a significant battle in its own right. This article by F. M.
      >Colston of Baltimore, MD focuses on the actions of the artillery in the
      >battle:
      >
      >"Of course the live Yankees gave me many a scare in this battle, but the
      >worst came from a dead one. I went out to look for an India rubber blanket.
      >They were plentiful on the ground, but wet and muddy, as we had had heavy
      >rains; but finally I saw one which was tied to some muskets stuck in the
      >ground by their bayonets, making a shelter for a dead soldier lying beneath;
      >and this one, of course, was dry and clean. So I dismounted, and was untying
      >it, when ..."
      >
      >Visit our website for the rest of the story (grin).
      >
      http://www.researchonline.net/cvm
      >
      >Click on Featured Article.
      >
      >Mentioned in this article are the following people and units:
      >
      >Alexander, E. Porter
      >Billings, Josh
      >Hamlin, Col. (U.S.)
      >Hooker, Gen.
      >Huger, Col. Frank
      >Jackson, Gen. Stonewall
      >Jordan's Battery
      >Lee, Col. Stephen D.
      >Lee, Gen. Fitz.
      >Paxton, Gen.
      >Pegram. Maj. Willie
      >Washington Artillery of New Orleans
      >South Carolina Artillery Battalion (Can anyone identify this battalion?)
      >Virginia Artillery Battalion
      >
      Jewelle
      Main SURNAMES:
      BAKER; CANNON; COX; JACKSON;
      McGLOHORN etc; WINGATE

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