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[395] all the more bitter, because it coincided with the abandonment of Maryland by Lee, as Bragg's march had coincided with the aggressive campaign of the army of Virginia. The combat at Richmond in Kentucky took place on the same day that the battle of Manassas was fought. On leaving Kentucky the Confederates charged the population of that State with lukewarmness—a population divided between two hostile factions; but they endeavored to console themselves by calling to mind the immense resources of every description that Bragg's army was carrying away with it. The only lasting result of this campaign for them was the occupation of the whole of Tennessee east of Nashville.


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