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The Boy Battery at Sharpsburg/Antietam

From an obituary of Confederate Gen. Stephen D. Lee, in the July, 1908 edition of Confederate Veteran Magazine: “He always said that it was his ‘gallant boys of the batteries that placed the wreath around his stars.’ At Sharpsburg he … Continue reading

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Parker’s "Boy Battery"

Robert K. Krick is one of the recognized authorities on the Army of Northern Virginia, but one of his best books “Parker’s Virginia Battery, C.S.A.,” was published back in 1975 when he was chief historian of the National Military Park … Continue reading

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