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Reprise: Buckley’s Rhode Island Battery

Captain William W. Buckley commanded Battery D, of the First Rhode Island Light Artillery—three brass Napoleon 12-pounders—in the northwest bastion of Fort Sanders. He described their work during the battle in his after-action report in the Official Records: “The bastion … Continue reading

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Buckley’s Rhode Island battery

Captain William W. Buckley commanded Battery D, of the First Rhode Island Light Artillery—three brass Napoleon 12-pounders—in the northwest bastion of Fort Sanders. He described their work during the battle in his after-action report in the Official Records: “The bastion … Continue reading

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