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12 June 1861: “I took a long look at your picture while waiting in ambush for the enemy, & you have no idea how much I valued my life…”

Item description: Letter, 12 June 1861, from William Gaston Lewis to Martha Lucinda Pender (“Mittie” or “Mitt”) of Tarboro, N.C. Writing from Yorktown, Va. Item citation: From the W. G. Lewis Papers #2314-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of … Continue reading

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