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Every Dog Has Its Day: The Most Optimistic Prisoner?

John Peterson, a forty-four year old farmer from Catawba County, enlisted as a private into Company D of the 28th North Carolina on October 28, 1864. His late entry into the war suggests to me that he might have been … Continue reading

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