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More thoughts on Mercersburg and the Confederate seizing of whites and blacks

May 28, 2009 by

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This is something that I have thought about since I first saw the marker at Mercersburg… We know that white civilians (residents of the town) were seized in Mercersburg in October 1862 and sent South to POW camps. However, does anyone else find it interesting that the blacks seized in Mercersburg in 1863 (during the Gettysburg […]

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