Letters and diary of Laura M. Towne

Written from the Sea islands of South Carolina. [Diary] August 13, Wednesday. Dr. Wakefield and Mr. Breed went to General Hunter complaining that the negro regiment was quartered in their garden. General Hunter, who has always suspected the superintendents of preventing enlistment and frowning upon negro soldiers, became so exasperated by their complaints that he [...]

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Written from the Sea islands of South Carolina. [Diary] July 21, Monday. Captain Randolph and Mr. De la Croix were here to-day. The former says he will speak at headquarters about the guns not being delivered according to General Hunter's orders, thus preventing the superintendents undertaking the defence of the island and making removal necessary, [...]

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