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From Monocacy to Danville: Captured Soldiers of the 87th Pennsylvania Infantry

On July 9, 1864, a small United States force under Major General Lewis Wallace faced off against Lieutenant General Jubal Early’s Army of the Valley as it pressed onward towards the national capital, Washington D.C. Early’s troops hoped to pressure … Continue reading

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