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Thomas Fury Letter to William Tate

Identifier: SC 01421

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One page letter informing Tate of the activities of peoeple he knew before going off to fight for the Confederacy. He reports that one person made a profession of religion and was baptized and another has volunteered for the war. Fury write on behalf of some of his friends reports that and all support the Southern Confederacy, send their regards, and pray for his safe return from war.


  • 1861 December 16


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