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4 September 1863: “I certainly will be much amused if Congress calls us all in as there are many who have subs in would much rather go to the gallows than return to the army.”

Item Description: Letter dated 4 September 1863 from R. M. Montgomery to N. D. Tomlin of Rocky Creek, Iredell County, N.C., discussing his relief after hiring a substitute for military service. Item Citation:  From folder 6 of the Samuel Hilton Steelman Papers #4074, … Continue reading

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