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Letter from Benjamin Wooten to his parents

Date: Sep. 05 1861 | Identifier: 609.1.a
Letter from Benjamin Wooten to his parents. Wooten writes from Fort Lane, which was located just south of New Bern, North Carolina. He discusses the current events of the Civil War, including a Union flag hoisted in Washington, N.C., and seven soldiers killed at Cape Hatteras. He describes the number of soldiers at the fort and their living conditions. more...