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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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3 April 1862: “And as for the dear fellow in the cradle_ I can send him no message_ he knows nothing of “Father”_ but when he is old enough tell him of me.”

Item description: Letter, dated 3 April 1862, from Julian C. Ruffin to his wife Charlotte Ruffin. The letter describes Methodist prayer meetings; conflicts over the refusal of Quaker draftees to fight; and common amusements at Entrenched Camp. Ruffin also gives … Continue reading

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