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19 March 1865: “The services of the named telegraph operators are needed”

Item Description: A letter requesting more telegraph operators from the army. This is an official paper of the Confederate Army. Item Citation: From Unit 9,  in the Confederate Papers #172, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina … Continue reading

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16 May 1864: “Ball extracted from James’ leg today. Doing well.”

Item Description: Telegraph dated 16 May 1864 from W.A. Graham to his wife regarding their son James. Item Citation: From folder 3, James A. Graham Papers, #283, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Item … Continue reading

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9 March 1864: Southern Express Company receipt for North Carolina currency

Item: March 9, 1864 Southern Express Company receipt.  Clicking on image above leads to its record in “Historic Moneys in the North Carolina Collection.” Historical Note: This receipt records the shipment by Southern Express Company of $6,500* in North Carolina … Continue reading

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