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The time an entire Civil War battle stopped to watch 2 soldiers fistfight

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Soldiers learn hand-to-hand combat with a bayonet and tomahawk at Fort Hood in Texas, July 29, 2019.
US Army/Staff Sgt. Jennifer Bunn
In May 1864, nearly 200,000 Union and Confederate soldiers clashed in a dense wooded area in Virginia known as "The Wilderness."
But in the midst of that battle, the two armies paused to watch two of their troops square off in a one-on-one battle.
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There's just something about two people in a fistfight that's irresistible to watch. We can't look away. There's something about the sound of a sliding bar...
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