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Reward for the capture of a deserter

According to independent historian Jess McLean, a Mississippi newspaper ran a notice in late June, 1864, that was signed by Captain William F. Brown, company commander of the Pettus Guards. The headline: $30,000 REWARD [presumably Confederate money] and the text: “I … Continue reading

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