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Chapter 4: the Valley of the Shenandoah (continued)—Return to Strasburg. At Edenburg the weather was sometimes like our own New England in June, when the air is warm and hazy, and the leaves rustle with a dreamy melody, and birds are exuberant with song. But hardly had we begun to feel in harmony with sunny days and blooming peach1-trees and warm showers, before a chill came over us, as bitter as the hatred of the women of Virginia; the ground covered with snow, the air thick with hail, and the distant mountains hidden in the chilling and frozen atmosphere. Our shivering sentinels on the outer lines met at times the gaze of half-frozen horsemen of the enemy, peering through the mist as if to see what the Yankees had been doing within the last twenty-four hours. It was hard to believe we were in the sunny South, for there was never more marrow-penetrating weather at the North. Life entered upon at Edenburg under the excitement of a fight became monotonous. Tents began to take
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