174th Pennsylvania Infantry soldier's letter/ Beaufort, SC
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Autograph Letter, 4 pages, 8vo., Beaufort, South Carolina, 3/6/63. Soldier Aaron W. Maust (Co. F, 174th Pennsylvania Infantry) writes in dark ink about moving to St. Helena Island, having a grand review by Genls. Hunter & Negley, "...They had a draft in this town the other day to draft every able bodied nigger. Yesterday they hunted them up, they gathered them up in droves like Sheep. There is a whole brigade of them about 3 miles from us...", much more content. For full transcription of the lettter, please see the scan. Some aging, otherwise fine. 

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174th Pennsylvania Infantry soldier's letter/ Beaufort, SC

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