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20 September 1861: “We spend many of our leisure hours in fishing, which at this place is not an uninteresting business you may suppose.”

Item description: Letter, 20 September 1861, from William H. Proffitt, Company B, 1st Regiment N.C. State Troops, about fortifications at Aquia, Virginia. Item citation: From folder 1 of the Proffit Family Letters, #3408-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University … Continue reading

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