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7 September 1862: “We left the Rappahannock two weeks ago to-morrow, and such a week as the first was has no parallel in the war.”

Item description: Letter, dated 7 September 1862, as collected and published in Memoir and Memorials (The Neale Publishing Co., 1907), a memoir of Elisha Franklin Paxton. Elisha Franklin Paxton was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia in 1828. He studied at Washington … Continue reading

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