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Wilkinson-Keith Family Papers

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226. Article -- n.d
226. Article -- n.d Article entitled: "The Confederate Medical Officer in the Field" by H.H. Cunningham.
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101. C.G. Memminger to Rev. P.T. Keith -- July 17, 1863?
101. C.G. Memminger to Rev. P.T. Keith -- July 17, 1863? This telegram from C.G. Memminger to Rev. P.T. Keith explains that "Willis [was] not injured in [the] last battle"
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091. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 19, 1863
091. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 19, 1863 Willis writes from Winchester, Va., on Paris having "disappeared" and being left with no-one "to do a hands turn for me"; his reflection: "Our reverse in Pennsylvania, and then the far greater blow, the loss of Vicksburg, and Port Hudson, look gloomy for the Confederacy"; his taking pants from a corpse? on the battlefield.
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090. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 10, 1863
090. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 10, 1863 Willis writes from Williamsport, MD., near the Potomac River, unsure if they are to cross once again. His regiment lost 25 men in a recent encounter. Willis wonders if Vicksburg has fallen, and if his family are headed to Flat Rock, N.C., soon.
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089. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 9, 1863
089. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- July 9, 1863 Willis writes from Williamsport, MD., on a disappointing battle [Gettysburg], where "very many valuable men" were lost; that General Lee is not to cross the Potomac for a "few days".
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092. Willis Keith to Maddie Keith -- July 30, 1863
092. Willis Keith to Maddie Keith -- July 30, 1863 Willis writes from near Culpeper, Va., on the miserable marching at the Potomac; his impressive horse and the desire of the Regiment to go to S.C. to "storm the Yankees off Morris Island"
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098. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Dec. 27, 1863?
098. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Dec. 27, 1863? Willis writes from near Fredericksburg, Va., that he may be involuntarily moved to another Regiment.
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099. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith? -- 1863?
099. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith? -- 1863? In this portion of a letter, Willis writes that the religion has become more readily practiced in the Regiment
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100. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith? -- 1863?
100. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith? -- 1863? In this portion of a letter, Willis writes of a man [deserter, runaway slave?] who returned to the Regiment; that he is almost three months behind in pay; he has captured some "silver Yankee sugar tongs"
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222. Notes -- 1944
222. Notes -- 1944 Notes on Confederate service of J.H. Easterby, J.C. Haskell, L. Cheves, Edward Cheves and Charles Haskell
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076. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 07, 1863
076. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 07, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg that living conditions have easied though he expects General Jackson will have them move up the Valley once the weather improves; he and Paris have had several items stolen; Dr. Prioleau expects furlough.
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077. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 10, 1863
077. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 10, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg that Dr. Prioleau has obtained furlough and so he is now in charge of the Medical Department of the Regiment.
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078. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 10, 1863
078. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Mar. 10, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg that although the Regiment is to prepare to march, the heavy rain keeps them stationary; that his young male friends at home have little idea of the suffering in the War; Dr. Prioleau remains on furlough.
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079. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- WhitSunday, 1863
079. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- WhitSunday, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg about his baptismal vows and communion
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080. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Apr. 5, 1863
080. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- Apr. 5, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg that it has snowed heavily and that he believes the Union will not attack Charleston, S.C.
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081. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- April 12, 1863
081. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- April 12, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg thanking his mother for the food she sent; his fear Paris will die and his eagerness to get a replacement slave; his delight that an ironclad has been sunk in Charleston harbor
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082. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- April 19, 1863
082. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- April 19, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg asking about news from home. He writes that Paris is well again, but he still feels Paris will not last the war and wishes for a replacement slave.
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083. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- May 15, 1863
083. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- May 15, 1863 Willis writes from near Camp Gregg on the "terrible blow" of Stonewall Jackson's death, which Keith believes the Union Army will view as better than a battlefield victory; his uncertainty in matters of faith
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084. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 1, 1863
084. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 1, 1863 Willis writes from Camp Gregg about changes in the army organization, including promotions of Generals A.P. Hill, Ewell, Heth and Pender
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085. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 13, 1863
085. Willis Keith to Anna Bell Keith -- June 13, 1863 Willis writes from breastworks near Fredericksburg, Va. on skirmishes and picketing; a Union request for the picketing to end and its refusual; Willis's suggestion his father come to see the battlefield; the decomposing bodies of "Yankees" from the battle of Fredericksburg [Dec. 1862]; desire to acquire a younger slave