Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

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Ephraim Shelby Dodd

December 31, 2012

Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd, Co. D of Terry's Texas Rangers

Wednesday, 31st—The great day of battle commenced at daylight and raged heavily all along the line until 3 o’clock. Yanks drove back four miles. Our Boys took in prisoners by the hundreds. Captured twelve cannon and during the day about 2000 prisoners, 160 odd beeves, some wagons, etc.

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