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20 December 1862: “…you never sean men go so fast in your life…”

Item Description: Letter, 20th December 1862, from George W. Harris, a sailor on the U.S.S. Richmond in the vicinity of New Orleans, LA, to his aunt in Philadelphia, PA. Item Citation: From the George W. Harris Letters #3657-z, Southern Historical Collection, … Continue reading

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30 October 1861: “thare have not bin nothin of eney a count sence i rote last”

Item description: Letter, 30 October 1861, from George W. Harris, a sailor on the U.S.S. Richmond (while the ship sailed in the Louisiana portion of the Mississippi River), written to his aunt in Philadelphia, Pa. Item citation: From folder 1 … Continue reading

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