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Saturday, April 20, 2013

April 20, 1863. Awaiting General Stannard.

"20th. Rained quite hard this morning. Gen. Stannard did not arrive to-day. Col. Blunt has moved his quarters to his regiment." . ~ Diary of Oliver A. Browne, Co. K, 15th Regiment

 "Monday 20th. Gaining slowly, but still gaining. C.O.F.* & H.G.C.** came in this morning in a shower. It was reported that Brig-Gen Stannard would arrive to-day to take command of this Brigade, but he has not arrived. Everything quiet." ~ Diary of Horace Barlow, 108, Pvt., Co. C, 12th Regiment

*   Charles O. French, Burlington, age 23, Corporal, Co. C, 12th Regt. 
** Henry Guy Catlin, Burlington, age 19, Corporal, Co. C, 12th Regt. 

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