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2 June 1864: “ALL PASSES without exception, that have been given to persons to visit the Banks and fish in the Sounds, are hereby revoked.”

Item description: These are notices that appeared on 2 June 1864 in The Daily Journal of Wilmington, North Carolina. The first notice deals with the passenger lists of ships running the Union blockade, and the second with the revocation of … Continue reading

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21 December 1863: “Your application for a passport to be granted W.D. Pearsall to go to the United States to visit his son, who is a prisoner and suffering from a wound, has been received and referred to Genl. Winder for allowance.”

Item description: Letter, dated 21 December 1863, from James A. Seddon, Confederate Secretary of War, to O.R. Kenan, responding to a request for a passport to care for a wounded POW. Item citation: From folder 11 in the Kenan Family Papers … Continue reading

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