Friday, August 28, 2009

Another Great Battle

We are on the eve of another great battle upon which hangs the fate of the Mississippi Valley. Gen. Halleck is in command of an army of immense proportions, having under him Generals Buell, Pope, Lew. Wallace, and a hose of others. On the other side Beauregard, Bragg, Hardee, the ablest rebel Generals, make their last desperate stand, the fate of the C. S. A. clearly depending upon the result. We shall await the result with confidence, though there is much at stake, and much anxiety must be felt.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 26, 1862, p. 2

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