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 (1863) Battle of Gettysburg
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Larry Purtell
USA
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E-8 Master Sergeant


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Obituary of Captain Wm. H. Chester
Posted on: 1/17/2018 8:53:57 AM
From the New York Daily Herald. July 14, 1863.


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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
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E-9 Cmd Sgt Major


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Re: Obituary of Captain Wm. H. Chester
Posted on: 1/17/2018 9:29:57 AM
Hi Larry,

What a horrific death, we can chalk this one up to the unnecessary forward movement by Gen. Dan Sickles!

Way to go Dan!
Thanks for posting!
MD
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