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Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 6 - Supplies and Clothes

Mary's Diary Entry: August 27, 1861 - Mary reflects on the need for supplies and clothes in the Southern Army.

Backstory: Eighty percent of the wounds were caused by a single shot muzzle rifle. The muzzle rifle could be loaded at the rate of 3 times a minute and its range was 1,000 yards.