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A veteran of the Peninsula Campaign, Charley King served with distinction and died in battle at Antietam. He was only twelve years old.
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It was a dark and stormy night, and Union soldiers were headed straight toward Confederate artillery. Read how 12-year-old Hetty Zeilinger became the Cavalry’s secret weapon.
Long after students and faculty had fled the Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, Emanuel Ziegler and his family found themselves living amidst of hundreds of gravely wounded soldiers.
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