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General Albert Jenkins' Confederate cavalry occupy the Pennsylvania border town of Chambersburg

Chambersburg, PA, circa 1877, Zoomify
06/15/1863 to 06/18/1863
Just before midnight, Confederate cavalrymen of General Jenkins' division entered Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Making their headquarters at the Montgomery Hotel in the town, they remained for two nights, confiscating weapons, gathering supplies paid for in Confederate script, and rounding up African-Americans for return to the South, before making a hasty withdrawal as Union troops advanced from Harrisburg.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Jacob Hoke, Historical Reminiscences of the War: Or, Incidents which Transpired in and about Chambersburg ... (Chambersburg, PA: M.A. Foltz, 1884), 34-39.
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