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Civil War Letters of the Christie Family
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Author: William G. Christie
Date: August 20, 1863
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Addressee: Alexander S. Christie
Description: A massive explosion of ammunition being loaded onto the ship “City of Madison” rocks the camp; dozens are killed on the ship. William provides details of the accident and mentions that Thomas D. Christie is on his way back to Clyman.



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