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this is the end …

From The New-York Times June 22, 1865: THE SUICIDE OF RUFFIN.; The Man who Fired the First Gun on Fort Sumter Blows His Brains Out He Prefers Death to Living Under the Government of the United States. Correspondence of the … Continue reading

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Southern Rights Party

From The New-York Times March 23, 1861 (The New York Times Archive REPORTS FROM NORTH CAROLINA. GOLDSBORO’, Friday, March 22. A very large and enthusiastic meeting of the Southern Rights citizens of North Carolina was held to-day, at the Court-house, … Continue reading

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