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Jackson, Richard H. (fl. 1861-1864) to Father

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.195 Author/Creator: Jackson, Richard H. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Morris Island, South Carolina Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 January 1864 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 24.6 x 19.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07705.195 Author/Creator: Jackson, Richard H. (fl. 1861-1864) Place Written: Morris Island, South Carolina Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 January 1864 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 24.6 x 19.6 cm.

Summary of Content: He recounts the raising of the "starry banner" over Fort Wagner. He described it as a gala time.

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion Soldier's LetterUnion ForcesSoldier's LetterBattle of Charleston HarborNavyBattleFortificationAmerican FlagHolidays and Celebrations

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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