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  • Description is exactly "This is a single letter written by William L. Scott, a private in Company B, 15th North Carolina Infantry, during the American Civil War. Writing to his sister Martha from Richmond, Virginia, on July 11, 1863, Scott describes a recent skirmish (probably the action at South Anna River on July 4, 1863) in which Confederates defended a bridge from destruction by Union forces. He refers to several war-related rumors, including word that Lee is in Maryland."
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