Salsbury Prison, North Carolina

Transcription: Adjutant General’s letter re David Coon’s death.

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Spread the love…          The following is my transcription of a letter from the Adjutant General’s office regarding David Coon’s death during the Civil War.   Adjutant General’s Office Washington, D. C. June 5th, 1865. Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge read on…


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David Coon and Mary Ann (Adams)

David Coon: A Civil War story… and tragedy.

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Spread the love…           I spent a great deal of time transcribing the typewritten copies of handwritten letters of David Coon to his wife and children from Confederate prison, marking the days until his subsequent death from disease. The original transcriptions read on…


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Civil War dead are honored by planting 620,000 trees.

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Spread the love…          To honor the 150th anniversary of the civil war, holes are being dug in the grass median about an hour south the Mason-Dixon Line to plan oak, cedar, maple and dogwood trees. Approximately 740,000 soldiers are estimated to read on…


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