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McLaws challenged to a duel

Gen. Lafayette McLaws was not only relieved as a division commander by General Longstreet after the Fort Sanders debacle, McLaws was promptly challenged to a duel. The challenge came from “Major Gerrold [George Bruce  Gerald] of the 18th Mississippi Regiment,” according … Continue reading

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