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My great-great grandfather, William B. Phillips was a Union officer in the American Civil War. I have a collection of over 40 of his original letters written during the War. I am interested in anything related to the ACW or my ancestor.

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  • My g-g grandfather Adj. William B. Phillips was imprisoned at Camp Asylum in Columbia, S.C with Capt. John Norris. Both were captured at the Battle of the Crater. I have two original letters written by Captain Norris to my ancestor.

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  • My great-great grandfather William B. Phillips was a personal friend of John Norris. Both were officers in the 2nd. PA Provisional Heavy Artillery and were captured at the Battle of the Crater. They were imprisoned together at Camp Asylum, Columbia, S.C. I have 2 original letters written by John Norris to my ancestor dated 8 May and 15 September 1865. They can be viewed online at ...more

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