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J.S.E. McGhee Letter

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Author: McGhee, J.S.E.
Issued Date: 1861-06-03
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24526
Citation: J.S.E. McGhee Letter, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: Letter from J.S.E. McGhee, Camp Carolina, Norfolk, Va., to his uncle [?], no place. The letter describes camp life and fortifications at Craney Island from where he could see the "Enemy". Other locations mentioned include Sewells Point, Spinners [Pinners] Point, the marine hospital and Fort Norfolk, which are "in good order for meeting the Northern vessels". He heard that Yankees had landed at Ocean View, Va. and he expresses his disrespect for them. He sends greetings to family members.

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