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An incident at the battle of Gettysburgh.

General Schimmelfennig escaped capture by resorting to a dodge worthy of the sharpest Yankee. When he found his retreat cut off, he seized the coat of a private and buttoned it closely over his uniform; he was knocked known and run over by a gang of rebels who were after plunder. He then stumbled away into a cellar, and lay there concealed and without food for two days, but when he heard the boys playing “Yankee Doodle” in the streets, he thought it safe to come out. He is now in command of his brigade and ready for work.

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