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Chapter 9: the evacuation of Yorktown. McClellan's pursuit. Lieut. Jeff Hazard, of the Rhode
During the stay of the regiment in front of Yorktown, Adjt. John C. Chadwick returned to it, havin a rifled 68 pounder, mounted on the height of Yorktown.
The cannonade was kept up on both sides for t 9.00 A. M. the regiment began the march to Yorktown.
Rain fell throughout the day. The mud was a distance stretched the long fortifications of Yorktown.
Immediately in front was the breastwork whi y it was noticed to suddenly move away toward Yorktown.
Soon the enemy began to fire upon it. Then ines without injury.
Every road leading to Yorktown was crowded with cavalry, artillery and bagga the line finally halted on the sandy beach at Yorktown and the men were almost immediately asleep.
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The fortifications of Yorktown were found to be on a grand scale.
The parap ile the regiment was encamped on the beach at Yorktown, many of the men took occasion to go into the [3 more...]