First State Color, 47th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

    "For twenty minutes a continual roar of musketry was heard, reports of artillery shook the earth and the air seemed filled with the whiz of shells and bullets, commingled with the cheers of the men engaged in deadly strife…." - Henry D. Wharton, Company C, regarding the Battle of Opequan (19 September 1864)

“For twenty minutes a continual roar of musketry was heard, reports of artillery shook the earth and the air seemed filled with the whiz of shells and bullets, commingled with the cheers of the men engaged in deadly strife….” – Henry D. Wharton, Company C, Battle of Opequan (19 September 1864)

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