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Anonymous letter, 10 Mar. 1862 (Hilton Head, S.C.), to "Dear Mary"
    A gift to the SCL Manuscripts Division announced in 2003

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Anonymous letter, 10 March 1862, written from Hilton Head Island to “Dear Mary” conveys news of the daily activities of an unidentified Union soldier from Massachusetts, including a visit to Braddock’s Point. “...this is the first time that I have sat down to a table & eat a regular meal of Victuals since I left home & I sit in one of Heywoods Ladies dining chairs,” the letter reports. From that vantage point, it goes on to say, he was near enough to Ft. Pulaski to observe Confederate guards walking their posts.



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