May 17, 1863 – Fenton Hall – Let us have peace

Grove Plantation near Adams Run

May 17, 1863, Fenton Hall wrote his wife Mary Jane again from camp in Adams Run, South Carolina. The attack they were planning on John’s Island did not happen. Fenton says they heard that one of their men deserted and alerted the Yankees to the plan.

Boys of Diamond Hill

Boys of Diamond Hill

The Military Writers Society of America Gold Medal for History 2012.

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