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Edwin Hedge Fay of the Minden Rangers


Today’s Echo of the Past explores one of the most interesting topics of Southern history, the story of the common Confederate soldier. However, the soldier examined today would probably be considered as perhaps the most uncommon of the common Confederate soldiers. His complaints about the usual hardships of wartime and pangs of homesickness were joined by a paranoia that others in the unit were conspiring against him. His experience as a common soldier became increasingly unpleasant, until he finally received a long sought transfer to an assignment more befitting his station in life and closer to his family here in


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