NY Times, 20 September 1863

22 September 2020

In a letter published in the New York Times in September 1863, Colonel Robert C. Hill discussed a conversation he had with Federal General George Custer near Fredericksburg, VA in August which had apparently been misconstrued. Colonel Hill commanded the 48th North Carolina Infantry in action around the Dunker Church at Sharpsburg in 1862. Sadly, the Colonel was quite ill by late 1863 and died in December.

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