Daily Archives: 18 Oct ’11

18 October 1861: “we can see the Yankee ships all the time. the other day one came so close that I could see the Captain…”

Item description: Letter, 18 October 1861, from William Cain, 25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment (while stationed at Camp Davis in Wilmington, N.C.), to his mother. [Transcription available below images.] Item citation: From folder 12 of the John Lancaster Bailey Papers … Continue reading

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