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'It is good to be religious': A Loyal Slave on God, Masters, and the Civil War

This is a reprint of letters written by Washington Wills, a slave to the Wills family of Brinkleyville, North Carolina. The letters were written to Richard Wills in 1864 informing him of the death of his younger brother George Whitaker Wills. The two letters are noted for their emotional and heartfelt content. Biographical information on George, Washington, and the Wills family is also provided.
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