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wore off, and with it evidently, the danger, for at noon we received orders to return to camp, which we did immediately. Thus ended a diversion, which was often afterward facetiously alluded, to as the Battl  NFL Jerseys Authentic , NFL Jerseys Youth  e of Chain Bridge. There were none killed, none wounded, but it was well known that on the march down, two or three got severely frightened. We had scarcely reached our camp in the gr«ve before we v re NFL Jerseys Cheap , NFL Jerseys Sale  ceived an order to remove quarters to Ft. Pennsylvania, a distance of less than half a mile. The work of moving was not itself an evil, but, by this change we were deprived of the shelter afforded us by the grove, our new camping ground being destitute of tree or .shrub. We removed the same afternoon. After a sojourn of only a day or two at Ft. Pennsylvania, the regiment was ordered to change again. This time, required to remove about four miles westward, for the purpose of garrisoning Ft. A  NFL Jerseys Wholesale , P90X , P90X DVD  lexander and Fts. Franklin and Ripley, the two latter being in an unfinished state. While the regiment was at Tennally Town, the battles between Gen. Pope and Stonewall Jackson were going on. During the conflict, we could in the same instant, see the Capitol and hear the sound of light artillery employed by the contending forces. Our removal to Ft. Alexander took place on the 30th day of August. Fort Alexander and its supporters, Franklin and   P90X Workout , P90X Workout Schedule  Ripley, were all armed. These Forts were arranged in a triangle, which, with their connecting fortifications, formed nearly a half circle on the summit of a high bluff on the north bank of the Potomac, and commanded it for a distance of five or more miles, while their guns could sweep the country for an equal distance in any direction. In consequence of the inclination of its bed and the ragged rocks upon it, the river at this point presents a rapid, while intervening it and the far reaching hill side, like a silver band, lies the Ohio and Chesapeake Canal, whose placid surface was then but rarely disturbed by a passing boat. The prominence of our new camping ground afforded the daily enjoyment of scenery the most grand and picturesque. The Potomac with its ceaseless murmur, and the canal winding along its bank, lay far below us, and as  Turbo Fire , Slendertone System Abs the river extended off through the gorge toward the south-east, we could see where, two miles distant, it was spanned by Chain Bridge. Virginia, the Mother of Presidents, and also of the

 

 


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