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Author: (John David Hoptak)
Posted: 11/25/2016 - 8:40am

I first came across his name nearly twenty years ago. . . .   

It was in the late '90s and I was back at home during one of my summer breaks from college. One day, I decided to take the short, eight-...
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/25/2016 - 8:27am
Letter from the 2d New Hampshire Regiment. ———- Washington, D. C. July 24, 1861 Dear Father: – I suppose you all think I am killed by this time, but I am not, nor much hurt. Sunday morning at 2 o’clock we started and marched to the north side of Bull Run, and it was 10 or […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/24/2016 - 10:05am
Letter of the 2d. New Hampshire Regiment. ———- Washington, D. C., July 4, 1861.* Messrs. Editors: I will write you a few lines this week, though not much of interest has transpired during the last few days, with, perhaps, the exception of the arrival of a paymaster in our camp, who just at this time is […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/23/2016 - 2:53pm
Our Army Correspondence – – No. 5. ———- In Camp, four miles from Centreville, Twelve miles from Manassas Junction, Friday, July 19, 1861. Dear Independent: I am writing under difficulties, first, there is not table or even a board to write on, so I write on the crown of my cap holding it in my lap, […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/22/2016 - 4:04pm
Army Correspondence. Camp near Harper’s Ferry, Aug. 5th, 1861. Mr. Editor: – I hope you have not thought that, because I have not contributed lately to your paper I was among the fallen at the battle of Bull Run. True, I was in that battle, and in the thickest of the fight for five long […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/21/2016 - 10:02pm
List of Killed, Wounded, and Missing of the N. H. Second Regiment ———- Dr. George H. Hubbard, Surgeon of the Second N. H. Regiment furnishes to the Manchester Mirror the following list of the killed, wounded and missing of that Regiment. He writes under date of July 27th: Mr. John B. Clark – Dear Sir: – The […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/21/2016 - 10:17pm
Surgeon George H. Hubbard and Staff, A History of the Second Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/20/2016 - 12:06pm
Letter from the 2d New Hampshire Regiment. ———- Camp Sullivan, July 25, 1861. Dear Friends: – I am just recovered from my fatigue of yesterday and the few preceding days to write a connected account of what I have done and seen; but if I were to picture the scenes fully and accurately, the recital would […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/19/2016 - 4:38pm
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/19/2016 - 12:13pm
Letter from Maj. Stevens. ————— We are permitted to make the following extract from a letter of Maj. Josiah Stevens, Jr., of the Second Regiment, to his father, Col. Josiah Stevens, of this city, dated – Washington, July 23, 1861. I am, as you see, once more in Washington, having, as you are aware, seen […]
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