This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...it was to us, that solemn promise, for, far worse than death, was the thought of lying exposed and unlmried on the battlefield. That night was a sad one, never to he forgotten by me, when we rolled our comrades up in their blankets, and laid them in graves that will forever remain unknown. Chapter XVII. THE ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...it was to us, that solemn promise, for, far worse than death, was the thought of lying exposed and unlmried on the battlefield. That night was a sad one, never to he forgotten by me, when we rolled our comrades up in their blankets, and laid them in graves that will forever remain unknown. Chapter XVII. THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN. Yes, it all appears to my mind like a dream, How we filed out of camp, and forded that stream. Through the storm we have straggled, by day and by night; For our flug and our country, we wrought with our might. On that dangerous post, through the dews and the damp, We have guarded from ill, our slumbering camp. M. B. I). From the 12th to the 23th, our regiment was constantly under fire from the enemy in front of us, at Spottslylvania Courthouse, and vicinity, continually changing our location, throwing up earthworks each night after a weary day's march, before we could roll ourselves in our blankets, and take our short night's rest. On the morning of the 23rd, we took up our line of march towards the North Anna river, crossing it at Jericho Ford, our brigade advancing at once in line of battle into a piece of woods, where we had a skirmish with the enemy, who fell back, and we proceeded to fell trees, and build a line of works. Before we had finished them, the enemy in force, under General Hill, attacked us, and endeavored to drive us out of our works and into the river. The assault fell mainly upon our division. Our regiment was on the left of the line of battle, and-we did onr best to give them a warm reception. For the first time since the campaign began, we fought in our works. It was a short, sharp fight, and the enemy was repulsed. We remained in our works until morning, when we moved on towards Hanover Junction, but...
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