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(1863) Battle of Gettysburg
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
PA USA
Posts: 870

An incident of the war.
Posted on: 11/9/2019 10:57:26 AM

From the Brooklyn Eagle, November 9, 1863



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Phil Andrade
London
 UK
Posts: 4089

An incident of the war.
Posted on: 11/9/2019 12:27:09 PM

A particularly poignant tale, Larry : there are so many anecdotes describing coincidence in the folklore of wars, but I do think that this war gave rise to an exceptional number, and this tale rates high on my list of favourites.

Regards, Phil
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
PA USA
Posts: 870

An incident of the war.
Posted on: 11/10/2019 7:33:18 AM

hi Phil. Glad you enjoyed this post. Truly sad and again heart warming.

Best regards, Larry
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"My goal is to live forever. So far, so good.

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