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27 June 1863: “People strong Unionist and looked mad and sullen at our appearance a great many closed doors”

Item Description: Diary entry by Thomas Ware of the 15th Georgia Infantry Regiment.  In his entry, he describes the towns of Greencastle and Chambersburg, PA as the Confederates march through during the Gettysburg Campaign.  He also describes pillaging of the … Continue reading

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13 April 1863: “It was a hard blow, having marched near 100 miles & tired & now march all night a swampy road was indeed a hard blow. If ever there was a time when I felt like not going this was the time…”

Item Description: Diary entry, 13 April 1863, written by Thomas Lewis Ware, presumably of Washington, Ga., while he was a member of the 15th Georgia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States of America, serving in Virginia and in the Gettysburg campaign, during which he … Continue reading

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