Letters of the Anthony family, 1861-1865.

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Anthony family. Letters of the Anthony family, 1861-1865.

Letters of the Anthony family, 1861-1865.

The letters to Callie J. Anthony, Arnoldton, Campbell County, Va., from her brothers B.H. Anthony and John W. Anthony, and from her cousin J.G. Harden discuss family news and Confederate camp life. Of interest are two letters discussing the vote on the proposed "negro bill" to enlist African Americans in the Confederate Army. Also included is a copy of Robert E. Lee's General Order No. 9 to the Army of Northern Virginia, 10 April 1865, thanking the troops and bidding them farewell.

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