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With Lee in Virginia

Published by Start Publishing LLC
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Sometimes Ashley would draw together a score of troopers and, crossing the river in a ferryboat, would ride twenty miles north, dashing into quiet villages and astonishing the inhabitants with the sight of the Confederate uniform. Then the villagers would be questioned as to the news that had reached them of the movement of the troops; the post office would be seized and the letters broken open, any useful information contained in them being noted.

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