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A Private's View of the Front Line is as Valuable as that of High Ranking Officers

Page-by-Page Visit to Private Evans' Diary

Page 1 - Enlistment in Monroe County: about to bid farewell to my dear mother...
Page 2 - Boarding a fine River Boat....
Page 3 - At Rich Mountain...realities of war
Page 4 - At Greenbriar...his first sound of battle
Page 5 - Marched to Strasburg, with roads knee deep in mud
Page 6 - Search for a lost musket
Page 7 - NY Dutch stealing & acting like raving wolves
Page 8 - June 2, 1862: the rain poured in torrents & no cover
Page 9 - Dramatic description of Battle of Cross Keys, Va. -
Page 10 - Following Cross Keyes Battle of horror
Page 11 - The July 4, 1862 Speech of General Milroy
Page 12 - Private Evans sick with fever
Page 13 - The Sad Death of Comrad Eligah
Page 14 - A Shower of Hardtack in the Ranks
Page 15 - The Battle of Chancellorsville...Private Evans' Capture Experience