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    Joseph Wheeler Signed Report. "Jos. Wheeler", one partially-printed page, 7.25" x 7.5", Murfreesboro, Tennessee, January 6, 1863. Writing four days after the Battle of Stones River to Col. J.B. Roy, the Confederate general ,nicknamed "Fightin' Joe" and "the War Child," informs him of Union movement. In full: "The Enemy did not advance this morning, and as Genl. Wharton had fallen back fifteen miles from Murfreesboro last night I thought it best I should retire to this point and burn all the bridges on this road in my rear. Very Respectfully Your Obd't Servt. Jos. Wheeler, Brig. Gen & Chief of Cav." Smoothed folds, with few slight spots of discoloration.

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    12th Saturday
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