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Letter from Robert C. Caldwell to Mag Caldwell, October 25th, 1864

Date: Oct. 25 1864 | Identifier: 845.1.f.29
Letter from Confederate soldier Robert C. Caldwell to his wife Mag Caldwell. Robert is serving as a private in Company C., 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery near Wilmington, N.C. He writes from Camp Davis on Masonboro Sound that there is talk of fighting soon and that General Braxton Bragg is in command. He advises Mag on sowing wheat and hiring farm hands, and tells her to resist giving any livestock to the Confederate press masters. more...