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29 July 1863: “If Sutch men as yo are is christians of heaven i want to know who is the hippocrits of hell”

Item Description: Letter, dated 29 July 1863, from Wilse Dial, James Dial, and Calvin Dial, three Unionists, probably in the mountains of North Carolina or Tennessee, addressed to Capt. Quill Hunter, possibly a Confederate conscription officer, threatening retaliation against attempts … Continue reading

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