America's Civil War


This is the second part of ACW’s two-part story on renowned Civil War veteran William Robbins.

WILLIAM MCKENDREE ROBBINS’ journal entry for July 1, 1899, read: “This morning I went with Gen. Chamberlain of Maine who was the Colonel of the 20th Me. Reg’t, & we viewed the lines of the fight at the southern end of Little Round Top. Our respective recollections of this battle & its incidents on that ground were in remarkable accord.” Thirty-six years earlier the two men confronted each other as enemies in the desperate struggle for control of that crucial hill, Robbins as major of the 4th

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