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Washington, N.C., April 28, ’64. I have just time to forward you a few words

Date: 1864 | Identifier: F264 .W3 W38 1864
Washington, N.C. April 28, ’64. I have just time to forward you a few words. 1 sheet. Title from first line of text. Missive describing the action occurring in the Washington and Plymouth, N.C. area during the days of April 17-May 1, 1864. Written by a Union army official, but printed after the Confederates re-took the area. Stamped on verso of the sheet: "Provost Marshal's Office, Washington, N.C., 1864. Capt. & Act'g Provost Marshal." Enclosed with the broadsheet is a stapled printout with information, culled from various websites, about the CSS Albemarle, Captain James Wallace Cooke, C.S.N., and Commander William B. Cushing, USN. more...