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9th Vermont Infantry
Harper's Ferry

Memories of the Ninth Vermont at the
Tragedy of Harper's Ferry, Sept. 15, 1862.

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half a century, by adding that though compliments were scarce throughout nearly 1000 pages of the official War Records given up to the surrender of Harper's Ferry, yet General Julius White reported, " Colonel Stannard and his officers as distinguished for gallantry and the regiment, although newly recruited, as having borne themselves with the steadiness of veterans."

No other regiment was mentioned out of all the twelve infantry regiments engaged.


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