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8 February 1863: “My chief hope & aim in coming here was to protect loyal men, and to encourage the people to return to their allegiance to the Union.”

Item description: Letter, 8 February 1863, to U. H. Wheeler of Washington, N.C., from Edward Stanly in New Bern, N.C. Stanly was a native of New Bern who had practiced law in Washington, N.C.; had been a Whig member of … Continue reading

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6 August 1862: “Officers in command of troops will be held pecuniarily responsible for damage done to private property by those under them…”

Item description: Special orders, No. 182, dated 6 August 1862. Item citation: Confederate States of America. Adjutant and Inspector-General’s Office. (1862). Special orders, no. 182. Richmond: [War Dept.]. Call # Conf. 1440, Rare Book Collection, Wilson Library. Item transcription: Adjutant … Continue reading

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