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Unknown Vessel, Page 241 of 256
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[right hand side and about 1/3rd of the bottom of the page are torn away] The horrors of war – To … army was entering the Tow[n?] North Carolina March 11th Soldiers plundering, cannon thundering, dying, groaning wounded moaning buildings crashing, armor clashing, wagons rattling horsemen battling Helmets ringing with the blows which the ponderous sword h… pris’ners on their knees, entrea… trumpets sounding, drums victors shouting, slaying, swearing eagles wresting, standards teaming showers of shot, grenades, dismal shrieks, terrific … Falling roofs, Noise of hoofs, Combat, din Without, [illegible] All was mingled horro… Madness, suffering, [s?]ay…
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