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19 May 1863: ” . . . we begin to breathe more freely and to cast our eyes towards the Southwest with less misgivings than we had last week.”

Item: Editorial, The Daily Journal (Wilmington, N. C.), 19 May 1863, page 2, column 1. Transcription: Now that we know that General JOHNSTON has got down to the vicinity of Jackson and Vicksburg and taken the management of things in … Continue reading

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7 August 1862: “I see no chance of going home until seseshdom is used up & I hope that won’t be long, unless England interferes.”

Item description: Letter, 7 August 1862, from Robert Stuart Finley to his fiancee, Mary A. Cabeen. Finley was a member of the 30th Illinois Infantry. Item citation: From the Robert Stuart Finley papers #3685-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, … Continue reading

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