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Nov
13
by JPK Huson 1863 at 7:55 AM
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charlotte sleigh.jpg
Headlines read " A Corpse Went To A Ball ", storyline being a gentleman conveying his love ( Charlotte) to a ball in winter chill. And his surprise arriving there, not being able to hand her from the sleigh because she was dead. Charlotte re-died for decades in quite a few formats.

charlotte poem 1.jpg
It was a very popular poem.... verse 1-3

Mentioned ' Fair ' Charlotte in another thread- ran...
Nov
13
by SWMODave at 10:02 AM
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knight letter 1.jpg
William Washington Knight served as 2nd Sergeant in the 29th GA infantry in Company K - letter to his wife June 3, 1863 -

Camp Near Yazoo City June 3rd 1863

Dear Mary,
….…. Again I seat myself to write to you few lines though I wish you could see the seat and place we are camped at…..

We have no tents in our regiment, we take the world and weather as we find it. We have four fry pans...
Nov
13
by Si Klegg at 7:00 PM
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Someone on Reddit is asking if anybody knows who the fellow reading the document is. I've never seen the image before and it didn't show up in a TinEye search, so, I'm asking the experts :thumbsup:

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https://www.reddit.com/r/USCivilWar/comments/9ussss/does_anybody_know_who_this_is/
Nov
13
by Larryh86GT at 1:47 PM
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Photo taken at dusk last month. A very silent respectful time.

Gettysburg Silence.jpg
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