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Gulf of Mexico -- Matagorda Bay

Subject Source: Fast

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James M. Reding letter

Identifier: MS 0107
Abstract: A letter written during the Civil War in December 1863 by James M. Reding, a Confederate soldier, to his sister concerning recent action near his army camp, including capture of a Union boat in Matagorda Bay, Texas, and the arrival of a Confederate boat loaded with arms; he also advises against his brother Bob’s enlistment in the army before reaching eighteen years of age.
Dates: 1863