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February 10, 1863

February the 10th AD 1863 Tuesday the 10th Work at making mercenes for the stockade AD 1863 Murfesburo Tenessee

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February 2, 1863

February 2th 1863 Monday we marched for Medfordsburo [Murfreesboro?]

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The Battle of Murfreesboro-Part II

The cartridges were all shot away, yet it came off in good order.  Gen. Rosecrans publicly told Gen. Negley, “nothing but the stubborn fighting of the eighth division, saved the army on that bloody Wednesday.” The Seventy fourth was the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Murfreesboro-Part I

As wonderful as Jonathan Hamilton’s diary is, it often lacks a great deal of detail about what was happening on a daily basis.  I found an article published in the Xenia Torchlight regarding the 74th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and their … Continue reading

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