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History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, from their first engagement at Antietam to Appomattox. To which is added a record of its organization and a complete roster. Fully (14801684263)

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History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, from their first engagement at Antietam to Appomattox. To which is added a record of its organization and a complete roster. Fully (14801684263)

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Title: History of the Corn Exchange Regiment, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, from their first engagement at Antietam to Appomattox. To which is added a record of its organization and a complete roster. Fully illustrated with maps, portraits, and over one hundred illustrations
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 118th (1862-1865) Smith, John L., b. 1846, comp
Subjects: United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 118th (1862-1865)
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., J. L. Smith
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation



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CAPTAIN AND BREVET-MAJOR JOSEPHASHBROOK. — 468 —In the constant hard usage of the campaign the clothing was
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CHICKAHOMINY SWAMP. worn almost threadbare ; the shoes were through to the ground.Shirts, drawers and stockings, forlorn and dirty, were mostly — 469 — beyond washing, and if change was to be made at all, a newissue was essentially necessary. The presence of Quarter-master Gardner in the camp indicated an arrival of supplies,and with the appearance of his well-stocked wagons shortlyafterwards the ragged, worn and dirty garments were discardedfor the new, clean clothing at hand to replace them. The Chickahominy alone separating the combatants, thepickets soon began their accustomed familiarities. The 35thNorth Carolina vis-a-visd the 118th Pennsylvania. War mayarouse bitter antipathies on occasions of actual combat, butwhen both sides speak the same tongue, with the exchange ofa word or two, hatred and antagonisms melt before a natural-tendency to be excessively communicative and sometimes con-fiding. Lone fishermen sat upon either end of the bridge,dangling their lines resultlessl

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