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“My poor boy, Colonel!” The Story of Michael and Hezekiah Spessard

    There are few more heart-rendering stories from the Battle of Gettysburg than that of Captain Michael P. Spessard, a forty one year-old native of Craig County, Virginia, who commanded Company C, 28th Virginia Infantry in Garnett’s Brigade of Pickett’s … Continue reading

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