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4 September 1861: “…our camp life is far from being the demoralizing thing camp-life in general has heretofore had the name of being.”

Item description: Letter, 4 September 1861, from Charles Woodward Hutson to his mother, discussing life in camp as part of the Hampton’s Legion South Carolina Infantry. Charles Woodward Hutson (1840-1936) grew up on plantations in Beaufort District, S.C., attended South … Continue reading

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