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George C. Rable

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780807826737

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807867938_rable

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Marching

Marching

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(p.63) 4 Marching
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Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!
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George C. Rabie

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807867938_rable.9

This chapter describes the advancement of the Federals. There was something grand about so many soldiers tramping along the roads, through woods, and across fields. The men would naturally complain of the cold, the mud, and the food, but the marching itself made them exuberant. The dissipation of the torpor and lethargy caused by the lull in the fighting since Antietam had been almost palpable.

Keywords:   Civil War, Federals, Union, army, military campaign, marching

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