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Letter from Penmen to his wife, describing camp life and the large numbers of incoming soldiers.
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Letter from Van Fleet to his parents, describing daily duties and being fired upon by Rebel cannons.
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Letter from Gerry to his friend, George, describing others in his regiment and asking for a return reply.
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Letter fron Lukens to his parents, discussing a missing soldier and a local Secessionist.
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Letter from George E. Davis to his parents, including his intent to send money when he is paid and moving of his regiment's camp.
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Letter from brothers Henry and Luther Cole to sister Annie, describing camp life and their cabin.
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Letter from Henry Cole to his sister Annie talking about food rations, weather, and camp duties.
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Letter from Henry Cole to his sister Annie describing his current location, the landscape, and the contents of his backpack.
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Letter from Miller to a friend, talking about camp life and activities, including cutting down trees.
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Letter from Rappleyea to his mother, describing current and future regiment movements and plans to send money when he gets paid.
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Letter from a soldier named Jonathan (the last name is illegible) to "Sallie," about her desire to visit him, the poor health of soldiers in his…
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Letter from Nickerson to his sister, detailing recent activities of the regiment, letters received, and travels through Boston.
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Letter from Stewart to his sister, discussing the difficulties of the regiment, several skirmishes, and his hopes to return home soon.
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Letter from Turrill to his aunt and uncle, describing brigade drills, upcoming orders, and the life of a soldier.
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Letter from Gregory to his brother, Bill, describing mail delays and requesting items from home.
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Letter from Gregory to his brother, Bill, describing camp life, recent activities, and requesting a coat.
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Letter from William Dixon to his wife, Martha, describing the weather, that he has sent her money, and his hopes to return home soon.
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the Civil War diary of Alfred Mantor, a corporal (and later sergeant) with C Company of the 27th Massachusetts Infantry. Mantor's diary covers January…

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Ms2008-028_LeeAnna_Letter_1861_1217.jpg

This collection contains a letter of invitation from Anna Lee to Confederate General P. G. T. Beauregard of the Confederate Army to attend a country…
Ms2012_008_BartlettAnsil_1865_0415a.jpg

The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter…
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Two letters in one Envelope, April 28, 1865 and April 23, 1865
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Two letters in one Envelope, April 28, 1865 and April 23, 1865
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April 9, 1865, Letter to Capt. G.W. Nelson (P.O.W.) Ft. Delaware, DE, (Pressed Flowers inside Envelope)
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_RealEstateDocument_1882_0909.jpg

Assignment of real estate in Patrick County, VA., of James Dillion to his widow, Barbara Dillion.
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Covering the period of Woods' imprisonment from March to July of 1864, this diary contains thorough entries on genealogy, Woods' thoughts on slavery,…
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