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"May You Ever Lead a Life Distinguished for Noble Deeds"

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Civil War


Dear Pittman

My earnest wish is for your happiness and prosperity, and may you ever lead a life distinguished for noble deeds, and true greatness, and may you ever be an earnest supporter of the glorious “Southern Confederacy.”

Truly your friend & fellow student

E. Pendleton Major


University of Virginia 
April 19th 1861