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J. Washburn Civil War Letter
Wyles SC 289  
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One four-page Civil War letter (ALS) from J. Washburn to his brother, defending the Confederacy, about a month after the attack on Fort Sumter. Washburn had recently visited his brother, possibly in Princeton, and he describes at length the opposing views that the two have on causes for the differences between the South and the North. Savannah, GA, May 16, 1861.
.01 linear feet (1 folder)
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