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19 September 1863: “…not being disturbed but once and that by a rat which I found beneath under my pillow this morning.”

Item Description: In a letter to his wife dated 19 September, 1863, Lafayette McLaws describes the day-to-day activities, including the economy, in Atlanta as an officer in the Confederate States of America. McLaws survived the war, living to 1897 and served … Continue reading

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