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Prisoner of War Release

This is the Prisoner of War Release for William Pelham McGehee. A copy of this document is in the museum at Point Lookout, Maryland. The original is in the McGehee family collection. This document also served as a free pass … Continue reading

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Those Who Set an Example

While much of what we learn comes from reading, it is from observing those who set a good example that we get the most understanding. What person has had the most influence on you regarding Southern Hospitality, manners, and etiquette? … Continue reading

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A Letter to a Confederate Veteran from the state

After the death of William Pelham McGehee, his widow, Sarah, moved to Tampa, Florida. Below is a letter that accompanied her Confederate Veteran’s pension check. Looking back on that time (1933), it is hard to imagine a public official writing … Continue reading

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