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Chapter 1: Camp Cameron departure for the front sojourn in Washington Army life in autumn and winter of 1861 in Fairfax County, Virginia to Broad Run with McDowell roster of Gen. Franklin's Division The name of the literature of the great Civil War is Legion. During the two decades since our muster out as voluel,—at last to conquer. We had been assigned to Gen. Franklin's division, which was then lying about four miles northwest of Alexandria, on the borders of Fairfax County, the division headquarters being at Fairfax Seminary, the New Jersey brigade then commanded by Gen. Kearney, and the First New York Cavalry, lying upon the slge, specification, finding, and sentence of the court martial: Wm. Johnson of the First New York Volunteer Cavalry had left his post on cavalry picket in Fairfax County, Virginia; had attempted to pass within the Confederate lines; and had communicated to a supposed Confederate officer, accompanied by his staff, information which