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Sheridan's Final Charge at the Battle of Third Winchester (Library of Congress)

‘For The Love of the Holy Mother, Blow Out My Brains': An Irishman Dies at Third Winchester

John Hines was a Private in Company F of the 34th Massachusetts Infantry. He was described as a ‘rough, coarse, uneducated Irishman, with a keener nose for whisky than any other man living.’┬áHe would be able to seek out the spirit even when it was thought there was none for miles, and often returned to […]

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