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Sergeant J. H. Kepler. On my remarking ‘Halloo Kep; they have got you, too,’ he replied, nearly breathless, ‘Yes; confound them, they have got me again.’ He had just come back to us from prison, having been captured at Gettysburg. That night we remained on the battle field of Dinwiddie Courthouse, where the dead of the 31st of March were still lying unburied around. There were, perhaps, two thousand of us gathered together, captured in the day's battle. The next morning our march commenced towards Petersburg, and after a march of three days we reached City Point on the 4th, having nothing to eat until the night of the 3d. When near Petersburg we received a small amount of crackers and meat. At City Point several transport steamers were lying, and we were ordered on board of them, each boat being packed with human freight to its full capacity.
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