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Identifier: storyoftwentyfir00hubb
Title: The story of the Twenty-first Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, during the Civil War. 1861-1865
Year: 1900 (1900s)
Authors: Hubbell, William Stone, 1837-1930 Brown, Delos D., 1838- Crane, Alvin Millen
Subjects: United States. Army. Connecticut Infantry Regiment, 21st
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Press of the Stewart Printing Co.
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Digitizing Sponsor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center


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- onlyconstant prayer was, God bless my dear wife and children. The pa[iers ilo not give an\-thing like a correct idea of thefight on \b>nda_\. The Twenl\-fust was at that time assignedto headcpiarters brigade, and altliougli v, c fought for fivehours in one of the most ilifficult situations in which a regi-ment could be placed, we are not mentioned at all in the Ar\n h ! h:<\i ) ^(^6 ^<^y

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PRIVATE ItKNRY 1.. LAWRENCE.JRIVATi. I.lNCOl-N K. LROiliY. SERr.KANT imtN 1.. TI^T.SERGEANT J>AME1. \. KKAULEV. The Batik of Cold Harhoy. 265 published accounts. Rut this is of no consequence except asit shows the incorrectness of the reports. Some officers goso far as to say that the stubborn fight made by the Twent)^-first in the fog and obscurity of the woods saved the entirecorps from destruction on that morning. [Later evidenceand reports substantiated that behef] 1 only know that wetried to do our dtity in the sight of God. =^ * * * Perhaps you would like to know how I felt in the fight.I can only say that the difficulty of keeping back the enemyand extricating the regiment from its perilous position occu-pied all my mind, and not until ever)- other regiment had leftthe line and we had covered the ground in front with rebeldead did we retire, fighting as we ^\•ent, compelling them tokeep at a respectful distance. Our men are in the best ofspirits and happy as ever. * * * *


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bookid:storyoftwentyfir00hubb bookyear:1900 bookdecade:1900 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Hubbell__William_Stone__1837_1930 bookauthor:Brown__Delos_D___1838_ bookauthor:Crane__Alvin_Millen booksubject:United_States__Army__Connecticut_Infantry_Regiment__21st bookpublisher:Middletown__Conn____Press_of_the_Stewart_Printing_Co_ bookcontributor:Allen_County_Public_Library_Genealogy_Center booksponsor:Allen_County_Public_Library_Genealogy_Center bookleafnumber:542 bookcollection:allen_county bookcollection:americana

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