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27 September 1862: “…have got to go back again as there is a mistake in papers…”

Item description: Newton Wallace, Company I, 27th Massachusetts Infantry, noted in his diary entry for 26 September that he “started on board the Eagle for Newberne [North Carolina] with Discharge Papers,” but his entry for 27 September states that there … Continue reading

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8 September 1862: “Reported to Dr. Otis and he recommended me for discharge…”

Item description: A short entry, dated 8 September 1862, from the diary of Newton Wallace, Company I, 27th Massachusetts Infantry, indicating that he will apply for a discharge from service. Please click here to view all related blog posts from … Continue reading

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