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Magie, James K. to Mary Magie

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05241.25 Author/Creator: Magie, James K. Place Written: Franklin, Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 March 1863 Pagination: 4 p.

Summary of Content: "No 2." Encourages Charley to return to the army, because after the first of April all deserters will be shot or will suffer severe punishment. Gives instructions so that Charley will reach the camp without getting in trouble. Describes skirmishing with Confederates who destroyed the telegraph lines and a railroad bridge.

People: Magie, James K

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's LetterUnion Soldier's LetterMilitary LawDesertionDeath PenaltyConfederate States of AmericaRailroadTelegraphWartime Pillaging and DestructionInfrastructure

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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