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

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Journal of Surgeon Alfred L. Castleman.

November 4, 2012

Journal of Surgeon Alfred L Castleman.

4th.—We have marched about ten miles, and are encamped at Union, a dirty little worn out village. It looks as if it was dying of dry gangrene, and was too weak to wash its face. Cannonading heard all day, and although we are marching from ten to fourteen miles a day; we do not seem to get nearer to it. We are now again over twenty miles into Virginia, and everything looks like a general movement which is “to be continued.”

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