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4 December 1864: “he is really suffering for want of clothing”

Item Description: Letter dated 4 December 1864 from Catherine Roulhac to her father. Item Citation: Folder 91, Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton Family Papers, #643, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Item Transcription: Hillsboro Dec … Continue reading

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9 September 1863: “Nobody here thinks Charleston will fall…”

Item description: Letter, dated 9 September 1863, from D. H. Hamilton Jr. to his wife, Frances “Fannie” Roulhac Hamilton.  He writes news about his own military assignments, the cost and procurement of household supplies, and military developments around Charleston, S.C., … Continue reading

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31 August 1863: “Jack I hope you will not show this letter but burn it as soon as read.”

Item description: Letter, dated 31 August 1863, from Mrs. Catherine “Carrie” Roulhac to a friend named Jack.  She discusses his recent visit and the departure of fifty soldiers from Hillsboro to Charleston. Item citation: From Folder 85 of the Ruffin-Roulhac-Hamilton Family … Continue reading

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