Colby 35: Day of Rest

1862:  Colby’s footsore “day of rest” just happens to be the bloodiest day in US military history …

Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby (continued):

<< BEFORE: Trouble in camp …

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NEXT: On Trial … >>

While Colby’s regiment rests in camp, the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) rages just upriver…

16 September 1862

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