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Then & Now: French Perspective on the American Soldier

On November 22, 1862 Scientific American printed a letter written by an officer in the French army who was serving with the Union Army during the Civil War.  In that letter Gen. Cluseret says many complementary things of the Union soldiers he was working with.  To summarize his letter he says “I have but a […]