“Never Did Troops Fight Better Than Ours.”
Letters 91 through 104
May 1863 through June 1863
This chapter presents Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to his family in South Carolina dated from May to June 1863. These letters tell about the battle between the Union Army's Joe Hooker and the Confederate Army's Robert E. Lee during the Maryland Campaign. Tally also describes how Lafayette McLawsʼ division prevented John Sedgwick's attempt to cross Fredericksburg in order to get behind Lee and threaten him from the rear.
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