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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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A Gallant confederate officer
Posted on: 10/24/2018 6:32:05 AM
From the Glasgow Herald. Glasgow Scotland. October 24, 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: A Gallant confederate officer
Posted on: 10/24/2018 9:31:17 AM
Hi Larry,

This certainly wasn't a politically appointed officer, no sir! He earned every promotion through bravery, & gallant actions! CSA Lieutenant John Allen was involved in almost every important engagement in the east!?

Thanks for posting,
Dave
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