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4 December 1863: “…marched about 20 miles in the direction of Fredericksburg where we found the yankees…”

Item description: Letter, dated 4 December 1863, from J.D. Joyner to his mother in Franklinton, N.C.  He discusses an engagement with Union troops near Fredericksburg, Virginia, in which the Union forces retreated from General Lee’s advance, as well as his … Continue reading

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