John Keais Hoyt (1840-1912) was the second son and third child of James Edmund and Marina Keais (Brickell) Hoyt of Washington, N.C. On the eve of the Civil War young Hoyt appears to have been sent to learn mercantile theory and practice under...
This small collection of three sets of letters has as common denominators the geographical area of Mecklenburg County and the period of the Civil War. Only the first selection includes the originals of the letters. The other two selections are made...
This diary of an unidentified private in Company E, 9th Regi�ment Maine Volunteers (Infantry) was preserved in the family of a cousin who, too, served in the same company and regiment, Isaac L. Brown. The surviving portion of the diary is for the...
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