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8 March 1864: ‘Atherson says the negroes are running off from as high up as Yancy’s and in almost every instance make a safe run.”

Item description: Letter, dated 8 March 1864, presumed to be written by William Rhodes Capehart to his grandfather from Cheraw S.C.  In this letter, Capehart discusses the recent speech given by North Carolina Governor Zebulon Vance in Wilkesboro, N.C., as … Continue reading

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