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" ... and in trenches. Three hundred and fifty, I was told by one who helped to bury them, were taken this morning from one long rifle-pit which lay just in front of where the 14th (among other regiments) made their fight, and were buried in one trench.... "
History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry - Page 49
by Charles Davis Page - 1906 - 509 pages
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Mr. Dunn Browne's Experiences in the Army ...

Samuel Wheelock Fiske - United States - 1866 - 380 pages
...in front of where the 14th (among other regiments) made their fight, and were buried in one trench. The air grows terribly offensive from the unburied...ground. The most of the Union soldiers are now buried, but some of them only slightly. Think, now, of the horrors of such a scene as lies all around us ;...
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Mr. Dunn Browne's Experiences in the Army: The Civil War Letters of Samuel W ...

Samuel Wheelock Fiske - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 254 pages
...in front of where the 14th (among other regiments) made their fight, and were buried in one trench. The air grows terribly offensive from the unburied...ground. The most of the Union soldiers are now buried, but some of them only slightly. Think now of the horrors of such a scene as lies all around us, for...
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The Boys from Rockville: Civil War Narratives of Sgt. Benjamin Hirst ...

Benjamin Hirst - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 223 pages
..."The excitement of battle comes in the day of it, but the horrors of it two or three days after. . . . The air grows terribly offensive from the unburied...speedily be bred if they are not put under ground — Waste, waste, ruin and destruction."33 Ben did not reflect much on aftermath, and even less on...
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Waters of Potowmack

Paul C. Metcalf - History - 2002 - 246 pages
...men; some lying in the position of calm repose, all black and swollen, and ghastly with •wounds. The air grows terribly offensive from the unburied...of the Union soldiers are now buried, though some only slightly. The men were now permitted to bring in bundles of straw from the neighboring farms,...
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