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Hardee describes an attack on Confederate forces by Union cavalry and infantry, just before the Battle of Shiloh.
Camp near Mickey's
April 4, 1862
The Cavalry & Infy of the enemy attacked Colo Clanton's regiment which was posted as I before informed you about 500 or 600 yards in advance of my lines. Colo Clanton retired & the enemy's cavalry followed until they came near our infy & Arty when they were gallantly repulsed with slight loss.
Genl Braxton Bragg
Chief of Staff
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Hardee, William J., "Letter reporting military engagement, from William J. Hardee to Braxton Bragg, April 4, 1862." (1862). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 276.
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