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Charles P. Noyes, 22nd New York, diary entry on opening of bombardment at Carlisle, July 1, 1863

Shelling of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863, zoomable image
Charles P. Noyes was a private in Company G of the New York militia's Twenty-Second Regiment when he marched from Camp Hill to Carlisle, Pennsylvania during one of the hottest days of the summer, July 1, 1863. His diary entry, reproduced in a history of his regiment written years later, recounted the difficulties of the march and their welcome in Carlisle, just relieved of a three day Confederate occupation. He concluded the entry with a description of the surprising onset of the evening shelling of the town by General J.E. B. Stuart's horse artillery. (By John Osborne)

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