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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Journal entry 1863-Major Ottot (Lily)

To General Lee,

Oh dearest General Lee we have lost at the battle of Gettysburg even after our recent wins. The Union was ready and prepared and our rifled muskets  were not prepared for the surprise that we received. You have been a GREAT general but if it were me I would help the rebels win in the North to work out a peace treaty.
These rations have been hard on my stomach but I will live. If we secede we lose our grip on our southern way of life. We need newer and well tuned tactics to help us win.

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