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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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