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Quotes from Sam Watkins of Company H, 1st Tennessee Infantry

Taking Leave with Sam Watkins

As we take leave, for Labor Day Weekend, let us take it with Sam Watkins – and learn by it.  While on an injured list, Watkin’s, of the 1st Tennessee Infantry, was in Montgomery, Alabama.  He first had eggs, fish … Continue reading

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Picket Duty at Perryville

“I stood picket in Perryville the night before the battle – a Yankee on one side of the street, and I on the other.  We got very friendly during the night, and made a raid on a citizen’s pantry, where … Continue reading

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