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9 August 1862: “No telling what [McClellan] is about, but no doubt reorganizing and strengthening his army and probably awaiting the 300,000 recruits from Yankee Land.”

Item description: Letter, 9 August 1862, from Harry Lewis, 16th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, to his mother, Mrs. John S. Lewis, of Woodville, Miss. Item citation: From the Harry Lewis Letters, #1222-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North … Continue reading

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30 July 1862: “…so the wise Dr. concluded to saw the poor boys leg off a third time above the knee which caused his death.”

Item description: Letter, 30 July 1862, from Harry Lewis, 16th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, to his mother, Mrs. John S. Lewis, of Woodville, Miss. Item citation: From the Harry Lewis Letters, #1222-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North … Continue reading

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