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30 September 1861: “I have been a soldier in the 8th Reg. but finding that my health was failing I have determined to give up the service & act in some less laborious sphere.”

Item description: Letter, 30 September 1861, from P.D. Thompson to Anzolette Elizabeth Page Pendleton, together with a similar letter to Col. William Nelson Pendleton, both regarding the Pendletons’ invitation to Thompson to direct a local school. Thompson writes to the … Continue reading

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