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(e.g., plantation)

Note: the vertical line ( | ) serves as the OR operator (e.g., uneasy|apprehensive or poor man|boy).
For pattern matching one may employ wildcard characters (e.g., doubt* retrieves doubt, doubts and doubted).
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A. (Default) Single Term and Phrase Search
B. Proximity Searching: in the same Sentence
   or Paragraph
   or Separated by words in the same sentence.
Limit your search by the following fields:
Author: (e.g., Cameron)
  Gender: (Select an option)
  Age When Writing: (e.g., 42 or 30-45)
  Allegiance: (Select an option)
  Residence: (e.g., Pennsylvania)
  Race: (e.g., White)
  Religion: (e.g., Quaker)
  Occupation: (e.g., Scientist)
  Educational Level: (e.g., Finished college)
  School(s) Attended: (e.g., West Point )
  Military Rank: (e.g., Maj-General)
  Military Status: (e.g., Civilian)
  Cause of Death: (e.g., Wounds)
Year Written: (e.g., 1865 or 1864-1865)
Month Written: (e.g., 1 or 1-5)
Day Written: (e.g., 1 or 1-5)
Where Written (Setting): (e.g., Shipboard)
Where Written (Geographical): (e.g., Alabama)
Where Sent: (e.g., Fredericksburg)
Recipient: (e.g., Harding)
Recipient Gender: (Select an option)
Recipient Relationship: (e.g., Comrade)
Subject Headings: (e.g., Accidents)

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Occurrences Line by Line
Frequency by Author
Frequency by Year
Frequency by Source