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May 31, 1864 – Death of Andrew Boyd

Tweet After fighting valiantly against his wounds and writing his father on May 24 that he was recovering from the gunshot which pierced his back and exited at his hip, Andrew Boyd contracted the measles on May 25 and died … Continue reading

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A City Laid Waste by Simms & Aiken

Tweet A City Laid Waste By William Gillmore Simms Edited by David Aiken University of South Carolina Press Reviewed by J. Keith Jones This is a book with a load of historical relevance. David Aiken, an English professor at the … Continue reading

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