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The Spring Campaign Has Begun

April 1861 Dearest Mother, I write to let you know that we are safe. The fighting came close to town as the Union boys are quite infused with the fervor to trounce the Confederates quickly and send them back home. … Continue reading

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Distant relations

Dear Mother, You will be delighted to learn that I have come across a distant relation recently. We had the great pleasure of visiting with Senator Jefferson Davis and his wife, Varina Davis, over the past week end. Politics aside, … Continue reading

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