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11 September 1861: “I do not think you can understand the peculiar horror with which we seeing death in its more sudden forms & hearing of it almost daily & coming to regard it as natural here, are affected when we are told that the place of some dear one in the quiet scenes of our home life is vacant forever.”

Item description: Letter, 11 September 1861, from Charles Woodward Hutson to his mother. [Transcription available after images.] Item citation: From folder 3 of the Charles Woodward Hutson Papers, #362, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at … Continue reading

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