America's Civil War

‘The Unseen Hand of The Great God’

to the rank of corporal, Thomas W. Colley of the 1st Virginia Cavalry found great satisfaction in rejoining his comrades after a lengthy convalescence period. Left on the field for dead during the March 17, 1863, Battle of Kelly’s Ford in northern Virginia, he recovered miraculously from a near-fatal wound. Days after riding into the 1st Virginia’s

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