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12 September 1861: “The Commanding General has great satisfaction in making known the excellent conduct of Colonel J.E. Stewart, and of the officers, and men of his command, in the affair of Lewinsville…”

Item description: General Order No. 19, Laudatory of Col Stewart’s affair at Lewinsville, 12 September 1861 The Boykin family of Camden, S.C., included Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866), cotton planter, state legislator, and Confederate officer. During the Civil War, Hamilton Boykin … Continue reading

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