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30 December 1862: “Let me know whether I can get ten bunches (bales we call them) of cotton…”

Item Description:  Letter, 30 December 1862, from John R. Wilson to J.&J. H. Webb.  James Webb (20 February 1774-17 February 1855), physician of Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., a founder of the North Carolina State Medical Society, Presbyterian educational leader and … Continue reading

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2 August 1862: “The men are in the army & the women generally have gone farther south. The whole is one wide waste.”

Item description: Letter, 2 August 1862, from Richard Corson, captain in the 1st Pennsylvania Reserve Cavalry, to Jared Evans, Esq. Item citation: From the R. R. Corson Papers #5263-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at … Continue reading

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