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15 October 1863: “Yankee Views of Charleston”

Item description: Newspaper article, “Yankee Views of Charleston,” as published in the Hillsborough Recorder on 4 November 1863 . The Recorder‘s article is a reprint of a report from Washington, D.C., that appeared in the [New York?] Herald on 15 … Continue reading

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23 June 1861: “Last night we travelled through lines of outposts, over danger-haunted bridges, by camps where the soldiers watched eagerly for their supply of bread…”

Item description: Final entry, 23 June 1861, in a series of war dispatches written by Sir William Howard Russell (a British reporter writing for The London Times). Written as letters from various places in the South from April 30 to … Continue reading

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