Daily Archives: 16 Feb ’14

16 February 1864: “The Sheriff of the County summoned a ‘Posse’ of about thirty of us to break up a camp of run away Negroes, which we most effectually did…”

Item description: Letter from Henry A. London to Lilla London, 16 February 1864. London reports to his sister news of the family. He helped break up a camp of runaway negroes, and students who were avoiding military service were taken … Continue reading

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