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Magie, James K. to Mary Magie

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05241.26 Author/Creator: Magie, James K. Place Written: Tennessee Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 March 1863 Pagination: 8 p.

Summary of Content: "No 3." Written from camp near Franklin. Lieutenant McCandles sent in his resignation. Confederates cut off federal communication for a week and captured a train. One of the postmasters was taken prisoner on the way back from Nashville and the mail was captured with him. Thinks Charley should come back before he gets in trouble. Sends a pass for his son Charles Horton to join him.

People: Magie, James K

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesSoldier's LetterUnion Soldier's LetterPrisoner of WarChildren and FamilyDesertionConfederate States of AmericaTelegraphRailroadPost Office

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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