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Letter Describing Florida Brigade's Retreat from Gettysburg, 1863

From: Bryan, Council A., Papers, 1862-1902, Collection M87-35

Letter Describing Florida Brigade's Retreat from Gettysburg, 1863

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about thirty [?] Killed Some wounded, and 10 or 15 prison ers. Yanks fell back crossed unmolested - marched about two miles & crossed Hazel River about half mile & camped boys tired out myself ditto. Sleep from 2 hours before night till daylight

- July 25th Started at daylight our Division ahead Wilcox's Brigade in advance ours next. Marched rapidly and arrived at our old camp ing ground in one mile of Culpeper. Rode into town to get my horse shod. bought twist of Tobacco $4.00 Candy $1.00 for two sticks. Eat the Candy