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23 August 1861: “I tell you we have not had a mouthful of bacon in two weeks but live entirely on fresh beef without salt…”

Item description: Letter from Private Walter L. Jones, Company A, 22nd Regiment, N.C. Troops (12th N.C. Volunteers), to his father, Edmund Jones in Caldwell County, N.C. Edmund Walter Jones of Clover Hill, situated about six miles north of Lenoir in … Continue reading

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8 May 1861: Edmund Walter Jones letter “delighted with my life as a soldier”

Item description: This letter from J.T. Jones to his father Edmund W. Jones (written while J.T. was encamped at Ellis Camp, Raleigh, N.C.), describes mobilization efforts on the home front in Orange County, North Carolina, as well as the early … Continue reading

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