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 (1863) Battle of Gettysburg
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Larry Purtell
USA
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Capt. Wm H. Waldron, 16th Maine
Posted on: 10/2/2018 9:58:10 AM
From the Evening Star, Washington D.C. October 2, 1863.


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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
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Re: Capt. Wm H. Waldron, 16th Maine
Posted on: 10/2/2018 12:49:34 PM
Hi Larry,

Amazing that this solder of the 16th Maine survived a shot to the lungs!?
Speaking of Maine I heard after the war as President of Bowden College, Joshua Chamberlain made all the male students drill as soldiers!? That didn't go over to good!

Thanks again,
MD
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