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Governor John W. Ellis Proclamation

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-041
Scope and Contents A copy of a rare broadside calling the North Carolina legislature into special session was issued by Gov. John W. Ellis on April 17, 1861. The session was called as a result of Abraham Lincoln's call to arms "for the invasion of the peaceful homes of the South....." Only one original is known to exist (according to the donor) from which this copy was made.
Dates: 1861 April 17 (photocopy)

Mrs. C.A. Council Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-049
Overview Letter to Mrs. C.A. Council from her unnamed brother dated 17 February 1862. In the letter, Council's brother describes the location where his regiment is stationed during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 February 17 (photocopy)

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Confederate States of America. Army. North Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th 1
Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
North Carolina. Governor (1859-1861 : Ellis) 1