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18 August 1861: “Our Captain is sick our 1st Lut., acting Agt. Gen., our 2nd sick so we are commanded by the 3rd Lut. who is very young and inexperienced so if we were to have a fight soon we would be in a bad fix.”

Item description: In this letter, dated 18 August 1861, James Keen Munnerlyn describes the poor condition of his company, particularly the poor health of the officers, “Our Captain is sick our 1st Liet., acting Agt. Gen., our 2nd sick so … Continue reading

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