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Letter from Josephine Magruder in Sharon, Mississippi, to her brother, Henry Archibald Magruder. She mentions that a Mr. Clark is leaving with supplies for the Confederate and Camden Rifles (Companies C and G of the 18th Mississippi Infantry, respectively). She also mentions that she made her brother a sentinel cap and asks if he has done any marching. She tells him that Cam Leflore is trying to recruit Indians to the army. The letter contains other news about family, friends, and slaves. 1861.
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