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Letter, John Thompson Brown to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown , 1861 June 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife (Mary Martha (Southall) Brown). He has heard that Magruder has mentioned him in his dispatches; had a report of a fight at Manassas Junction and the enemy were "whipped with heavy loss"; hopes he will be sent there; "if God continues his blessings on our cause we may soon hope for peace and then we can be together again."


  • Creation: 1861 June 14


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