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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

40,000 Men Across the Potomac

In September of 1862 General Lee across the Potomac into Maryland. "Lee's men were the dirtiest I ever saw," a Maryland woman remembered. "Ragged, lean and hungry set of wolves." Lee had both hands damaged and splintered from a fall and the Confederate field commanders were not in much better shape. Find your ancestors on

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