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Lipe Family Civil War Letters

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The Lipe (or Leib) family lived in Deep Well (now Mooresville), Iredell County, North Carolina. The collection consists of 27 letters by 7 different Confederate soldiers, telling of their experiences in the Civil War. Includes a poem and unidentified notes. Correspondents include J. L. Lipe, George L. Kistler, W. A. Wallace, Thomas L. Purdie, R. M. Emerson, James C. Moore, Elburtus M. Kennerly, and Eliza Ann Lipe.

A finding aid for the collection is available online.

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