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" to get over it. As soon as we had crossed the bridge they commenced to fire upon us from the streets and houses. We were loaded but not capped. I ordered the men to cap their rifles and protect themselves ; and then we returned their fire and laid a... "
Historical Sketch of the Old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers ... - Page 40
by John Wesley Hanson - 1866 - 352 pages
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The War with the South: A History of the Great American Rebellion : with ...

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - United States - 1862
...depot. Ho did so. After we had marched about a hundred yards, we came to a bridge. The rebels had torn up most of the planks. We had to play ' Scotch hop'...the bridge they commenced to fire upon us from the streets and houses. We were loaded, but not capped. I ordered the men to cap their rifles and protect...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 4

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
...reached the torn-up bridge. " We had to play ' Scotch-hop ' to get over it," says Captain Follansbee. " As soon as we had crossed the bridge, they commenced...returned their fire and laid a great many of them away." At this point ABRAHAM LINCOLN CHAP. vi. Mayor Brown met the advancing column. writes: He \i .....
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History of Lowell and Its People, Volume 1

Frederick William Coburn - Lowell (Mass.) - 1920
...depot. He did so. After we had marched about a hundred yards we came to a bridge. The rebels had torn up most of the planks. We had to play "Scotch hop"...the bridge they commenced to fire upon us from the streets and houses. We were loaded but not capped. I ordered the men to cap their rifles and protect...
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National History of the War for the Union, Civil, Military and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - United States - 1862
...depot. He did so. After we had marched about a hundred yards, we came to a bridge. The rebels had torn up most of the planks. We had to play ' Scotch hop...the bridge they commenced to fire upon us from the streets and houses. We were loaded but not capped. I ordered the men to cap their rifles and protect...
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HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION, CIVIL, MILITARY & NAVAL,

E.A. DUYCKINCK - 1861
...yards, we came to a bridge. The rebels had torn up most of the planks. We had to play ' Scotch hop 7 to get over it. As soon as we had crossed the bridge they commenced to fire upon us from the streets and houses. We were loaded but not capped. I ordered the men to cap their rifles and protect...
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