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~ Wm. S. Scott Letter ~

Letter from Wm. S. Scott of Callaway County, Missouri
To his Mother from Alton Civil War Prison, Alton, Illinois. 
"Willie Scott was my Great-grandmother's Brother and was MURDERED by Northern sympathizers shortly after his release from prison, just 15 days before the close of the Civil War." says Wayne E. Johnson.   Special thanks for this letter submitted by Wayne E. Johnson who retains all rights to the letter and it's contents.
See the transcription of this letter.

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