The Harsh Winter of 1863 and General Lee’s Concerns Over the Welfare of His Army and the Suffering of his Soldiers

Refugee Family on Road

The winter of 1862-1863 was more severe than any for the past two decades. Insufficient shelter and clothing and scanty rations become a major concern to the Confederate Army.

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