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8 September 1863: “I will have to furnish my own spyglass…”

Item description:  Letter, dated 8 September 1863, from John S. Henderson to his mother, Mary Ferrand Henderson.  He writes while a student at Chapel Hill, discussing recent casualties of men from Rowan county, boarding costs and options, and his desire to … Continue reading

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27 November 1861: “Look out for Counterfeits”

Item description: The Wilmington Daily Journal of 27 November 1861 reprinted this warning of circulating counterfeit bills, which originally appeared in the Charleston Courier of 26 November 1861. Item citation: The Daily Journal. 27 November 1861. Wilmington, N.C.: Fulton & … Continue reading

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