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21 December 1862: “Next week will be Christmas, and I hope a happy one to the loved wife and children of my own home.”

Item description: Published letter, dated 21 December 1862, as collected and published in Memoir and Memorials (The Neale Publishing Co., 1907), a memoir of Elisha Franklin Paxton. Elisha Franklin Paxton was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia in 1828. He studied at Washington College … Continue reading

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