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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1861 Apr. 15
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1861 Apr. 15
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 15 April 1860 [1861], from S. D. Maughmer in Washington County, Maryland, to David Speilman of Hagerstown, Maryland, concerning war fever in western Maryland and western Virginia during the early days of the Civil War. He writes that 1500 secessionists are guarding the bridge at Shepherdstown, (West) Virginia, and 2000 secessionists at Harper's Ferry, (West) Virginia, ready to blow up the bridge there. Maughmer also writes that he had been in Washington D.C. and that it was full of soldiers. He states that one of his fellow boatmen, a secessionist, went to Cumberland, Maryland, where he was told to leave town. There is a typescript of the letter
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Vi
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Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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000502684
Type of unit
  • leaf and 2
  • p.

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