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War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 9]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number ix As soon as the artillery duel ended came Pickets' grand charge. The left of our regiment at the time lay where we could see nearly the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 8]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number viii Saturday evening, June 13th, we started on the Gettysburg campaign. We left the Rappahannock and moved on about eight miles to Potomac…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 7]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number vii May 5th the 6th Corps moved to the grounds which we had left seven days before. I found my tent floor as we left it in the early morning…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 6]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number vi On the night of May 3, and the following morning, Gen. Lee greatly strengthened his forces on Fredericksburg Heights, which he had…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 5]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number v Bethel also lost at Salem Church one of her noblest sons and finest soldiers, so far as my knowledge enables me to speak, Washington Frye…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 4]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number iv General Hooker directed General Sedgwick to move with the Sixth Corps toward Chancellorsville, and he with the main army on the one side…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 3]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number iii At two o'clock in the morning of May 3 the regiment was in line of battle, the left wing across the Bowling Green turnpike leading into…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 26]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] [No. 26] Our last article left us at City Point near the boat landing. The next morning, June 24th, we boarded the steamer, John Brooks for…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 25]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] [No. 25] We left Cold Harbor Sunday evening, June 12, for the James River. To say that the order to move was a pleasant one, faintly expresses…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 24]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 24 June the 4th, we were still in the works. Grant sent a flag of truce to Lee asking cessation of hostilities for forty minutes to bury the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 23]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 23 Our last number left us with the dying Confederate colonel at Cold Harbor, in the early light of morning, June 2, 1864. The Fifth Maine…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 22]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 22 June 1st, 1864, the regiment was partially engaged in the first part of the day near old Cold Harbor and the brigade was fully in the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 21]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 21 On Monday, May 16, we were ordered back near Spotsylvania Court House, though we saw very little fighting, for the battle was about over…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 20]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 20 At the close of our last number we were looking over that awful scene that was presented to our sight at “Bloody Angle” on the morning…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 2]

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WAR REMINISCENCESOF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number ii The Fifth Maine Regiment left Portland for Washington, June 25, 1861. Forty rounds of ammunition were distributed to each soldier before…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 19]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] No. 19 At the close of our last number we were in the rifle-pits that we had captured at such terrible loss on that tenth of May 1864, at…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 18]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] [number xviii] A talk by Col. Edwards to the Bethel boys who met at his home June 24, ’91. Published by request of the members of the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 17]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xvii A portion of Company I was inside of the rebel rifle-pits from half past six to quarter of ten o'clock in the evening, when we received…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 16]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xvi Early on the morning of May 8th, we commenced that flank movement to the left which ended June 23, south of Petersburg near the Welden…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 15]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xv Feb. 26, 1864, found the Sixth Corps in line moving towards Robertson River via Culpepper C. H. The second day from our camp near the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 14]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xiv After the battle of Rappahannock Station, Company I of the 5th Maine Regiment, went into camp on the high bank south of Hazel River…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 13]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xiii Before closing this account of the battle at Rappahannock Station, I will add an item or two of interest. In the Mechanic Falls…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 12]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xii Our last number left us in camp at New Baltimore. September 15, we broke camp and left for Warrenton, and at this time commenced the…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 11]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number xi July 18th found the Bethel Company in its place, with the 5th Maine Regiment crossing the Potomac at Berlin, the first ferry below…

War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 10]

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number x On the night of July 3rd, 1863 I received orders from Gen. Bartlett to send three companies from the regiment to bring in a portion of a…