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The Road to Gettysburg: The Diary and Letters of Leonidas Torrence of the Gaston Guards


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This is a reprint of diary entries and letters written by Confederate soldier Leonidas Torrence during his service with the \"Gaston Guards,\" Company H, Thirteenth North Carolina Regiment. Most notably, Torrence writes during his march north towards Gettysburg, recording his battle experiences through July 4th, when he was fatally wounded. Also included are letters from W.J. O'Daniel to Torrence's mother informing her first of her son being wounded in action, and then informing her and providing details of his death.
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