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Declining fortunes

In the novel, Private Bird Clark of the 13th Mississippi Regiment declares that their brigade is “one of the fightin’est…in the army, and therefore one of the smallest.” Indeed, casualties had, within a few more months, trimmed Humphreys’ (formerly Barksdale’s) … Continue reading

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