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[James Barron Hope] to his wife Annie, 24 July 1861

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 73
Identifier: id172977

Scope and Contents

Letter concerns attacks aimed at Richmond which were defeated at Manassas; the war in Missouri; Mr. Lincoln's troubles; confidence in the ultimate result, "the Nation born at Sumter and baptised with blood at Manassas will be hailed by the great powers of Europe as a member of the family of Empires."


  • Creation: 24 July 1861


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From the Collection: 5.00 Linear Feet