|Across The Fence: Battle of Valverde and The Texas Lancers|
|February 26, 2015 M. Timothy Nolting|
Captain Willis Lang, Company B- Texas Mounted Regiment Lancers
From the first shot fired upon the Union ship “Star of the West” at Fort Sumter, to the last shot fired from the Confederate warship the “CSS Shenandoah” near the Aleutian Islands, nearly seven-hundred-thousand Union and Confederate soldiers would lay buried on or near the hundreds of battlefields from the banks of the Missouri to the eastern seaboard. Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Bull Run, Manassas and scores more sound familiar...
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