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" It was not only a desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand.to.hand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would reach over the logs and fire into the faces of the enemy— would stab over with their... "
Staff Ride Handbook for the Overland Campaign, Virginia, 4 May to 15 June ... - Page 208
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History of the One Hundred and Sixth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 2d ...

Joseph Ripley Chandler Ward - Pennsylvania - 1883 - 351 pages
...only a desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand.to.hand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would...their bayonets ; many were shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes between the logs ; men mounted the works, and with muskets rapidly handed them,...
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The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65: The Army of the Potomac and ..., Volume 12

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys - United States - 1883 - 451 pages
...only a desperate struggle but it was literally a hand-tohand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would...the enemy, would stab over with their bayonets; many where shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes between the logs; men mounted the works, and...
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The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65: The Army of the Potomac and ..., Volume 12

Andrew Atkinson Humphreys - United States - 1883 - 451 pages
...literally a hand-tohand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Oar men would reach over the logs and fire into the faces...enemy, would stab over with their bayonets ; many where shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes between the logs ; men mounted the works, and...
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History of the One Hundred Forty-first Regiment: Pennsylvania Volunteers ...

David Craft - Pennsylvania - 1885 - 270 pages
...hardest fighting of the war. It was not only desperate but hand to hand. " Nothing but the piled up logs separated the combatants. Our men would reach over the logs and fire into their faces or stab over with their bayonets. Many were shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes...
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Vermont in the Civil War: A History of the Part Taken by the ..., Volume 1

George Grenville Benedict - United States - 1886
...General LA Grant : " It was li terally a hand "to hand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs of the "breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would...over the logs and fire into the faces of the enemy, "and stab over with their bayonets. Many were shot "and stabbed through crevices and holes in the logs....
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Grant as a Soldier

Augustus Washington Alexander - Military art and science - 1887 - 249 pages
...only a desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand-to-hand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would reach over the logs and fire into the face of the enemy, would stab over with their bayonets ; many were shot and stabbed through the crevices...
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Redeeming the Republic: The Third Period of the War of the Rebellion in the ...

Charles Carleton Coffin - United States - 1889 - 478 pages
...only a desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand-tohand fight. Nothing but the piled-up logs, or breastworks, separated the combatants. Our men would...their bayonets ; many were shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes between the logs ; men mounted the works, and with muskets rapidly handed them,...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 14

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1885
...only a desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand-to-hand fight. Nothing but the piled-up logs or breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would...of the enemy, would stab over with their bayonets, and many were shot and stabbed through the crevices and holes between the logs. Men mounted the works,...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 4

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...desperate struggle, but it was literally a hand-to-hand struggle. Nothing but the piled up logs and breastworks separated the combatants. Our men would reach over the logs and fire into the forces of the enemy, would stab over with their bayonets; many were shot or stabbed through the crevices...
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Early History of Vermont, Volume 4

La Fayette Wilbur - Vermont - 1903
...hand fight. Nothing but the piled up logs of the breast works separated the combatants. Our men woidd reach over the logs and fire into the faces of the enemy, and stab over with their bayonets. Many were shot and stabbed through crevices and holes in the logs....
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