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150 Years ago from Camp Butler, S.C.

Tweet On May 21, 1861, Daniel Boyd wrote the first of his surviving letters to his father. His brother Pressley, their friend James Alewine and Daniel are still at Camp Butler near Aiken in Barnwell District, South Carolina. They have … Continue reading

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Boyd brothers – 150 years ago

Tweet As was suggested to me recently, in honor of the Sesquicentennial (that’s 150 years) of the War of Secession (Civil War if you insist) I will begin tracking what the Boyd brothers of “The Boys of Diamond Hill” were … Continue reading

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