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The collection consists of letters received by family members. The bulk of the materials are letters to Martha Alexander Lewis from her husband, Charles W. Lewis, during his service as a Confederate soldier in East Texas. The collection also includes letters sent to Martha Alexander prior to her marriage by Hanna B. Shinn, describing personal activities and Shinn's work as a schoolteacher in Bastrop,Texas, and letters from Neal McGaffey and John M. Lewis.

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Alexander Family, Lewis Family, Civil War, correspondence

Publication Date

2020

Alexander and Lewis Families Letters,  1852-1865

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