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Monday, May 13, 2013

May 13, 1863. The 12th and 15th on the Rappahannock

"Wednesday 13th On picket for the first time in many weeks. Raining more or less, but hot. Pleasant time on the whole." ~ Diary of Horace Barlow (UVM), 119, Horace Barlow, Pvt., Co. C, 12th Regiment

"May 13th. Very warm and dry. Just nothing at all in the air. Quite comfortable rain this afternoon. Stonewall Jackson is dead. He was a brave soldier." ~ Diary of Oliver A. Browne, Co. K, 15th Regiment

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