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    Harpers Ferry.  Hill’s “Light Division” had been left behind to finalize the surrender of the Union garrison at Harper’s Ferry, leaving them some seventeen miles from the action at Sharpsburg.  “Little Powell’s” men, however, covered the distance in less than eight hours, arriving just in time to blunt the Federal assault and secure Lee’s wavering right flank.

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    Harpers Ferry.  Hill’s “Light Division” had been left behind to finalize the surrender of the Union garrison at Harper’s Ferry, leaving them some seventeen miles from the action at Sharpsburg.  “Little Powell’s” men, however, covered the distance in less than eight hours, arriving just in time to blunt the Federal assault and secure Lee’s wavering right flank.

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