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5 November 1864: “these will be but little security to any thing below the Wilmington”

Item Description: Letter dated 5 November 1864 written by William S. Pettigrew. He writes regarding the charge of his baggage, will, and other personal belongings. His worry over the possibility of a Wilmington invasion informs his instructions. Item Citation: Folder … Continue reading

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20 February 1864: “…I bind myself, my heir, executors, and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with my seal, and dated this 20th day of Feb. 1864.”

Item Description: Draft of a legal document, dated 20 February 1864 concerning the will of Martha Burke Eppes, who died on December 6, 1863.  Item Citation: Folder 188 of the Hubard Family Papers #00360, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University … Continue reading

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