United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Military personnel -- Union -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- Sources.
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Hopper, Edward W., Letter to George from St. Helena Island, South Carolina, 1862 September 25
Item — Box 24: [Barcode: 32101070780232]
Scope and Contents Consists of a seven-page letter from Edward W. Hopper (1839-1901), then a lieutenant in the Union Army, which provides a detailed accounting of Major General Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel's views on the need for the North to unite around the abolition of slavery. Hopper also discusses his hope that "increasing anti-slavery public sentiment" would enable the Lincoln Administration to "adopt a distinct policy" with regard to abolition. Hopper wrote the letter from Pope Plantation, St. Helena...
Dates: 1862 September 25