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2 June 1862: “Peter shall be as well cared for as if the General were alive. His grief at the loss of the General is most touching & draws out the sympathies of all of us.”

Item description: Letter, dated 2 June 1862, from Louis Gourdin Young, aide-de-camp to Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew (CSA). The letter appears to be addressed to the General’s brother, William S. Pettigrew. In his message, Young delivers a report on … Continue reading

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27 May 1862: “4 miles S.E. of Hanover C.H. Va.”

Item Description: Hand drawn map of the Battle of Lebanon Church [Hanover Court House], Va., 27 May 1862.      Item Citation: William James Harriss Bellamy Papers, #1559-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continue reading

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