The Unvanquished, 51 (Event)

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51
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2
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By Godfrey, he raised the first damn regiment in Mississippi
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51
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
Narrative Status: 
Told
Date: 
Saturday, April 13, 1861 to Friday, May 31, 1861
Summary: 

According to Uncle Buck McCaslin, Colonel John Sartoris raised "the first damn regiment in Mississippi out of his own pocket," took it to Virginia, and "whipped Yankees right and left with em" before learning that what he had paid for out of his own pocket "wasn't a regiment of soldiers but a congress of politicians and fools" (51).

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Keywords: 
Battle, War, Combat, Victory, Military, Army, Regiment, Payment, Buying, Mississippi, Civil War:Virginia, Politicians, Fools, Politics
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