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Hylton talks about what he heard about the battle at Richmond.
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Addressed to Mrs. Barbara Hylton of Floyd Co., VA.
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Letter regarding Lorenzo D. Hylton's gravesite in Marietta, Georgia. Certificate of Hylton's war record.
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Huff asks her sister for news of her health and tells her about a baby who died recently after falling ill. *on back of letter - another letter from…
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Huff tells her sister that misfortune has made her move to another place in Putnam County.
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Hubbard tells her sister that they've both lost their companions and talks about moving on with the children.
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Note telling the recipient that they will be receiving a lock of hair.
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Isa Hylton writes to Barbara regarding Lorenzo Hylton's death.
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Slusher informs Barbara Hylton of the death of her husband, Lorenzo.
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Hylton updates his wife on his recovery since his injury.
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Lorenzo Hylton tells Burwell Hylton to tell his wife that he has sent a picture to her and to look for it at Uncle Bryant's.
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Near Petersburg, Hylton tells his wife about the camp and getting his picture taken to send to her.
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Hylton tells his wife that he is going to start marching from Kentucky to Virginia soon. He also instructs her to sell the cows at home.
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Hylton talks about traveling from Abingdon, VA to Saltville, VA and about where they are going next.
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Hylton tells her husband about the birth of her daughter and about the family helping to get the corn in.
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Weddle informs Samuel Huff of his welfare after his trip and what he saw while he traveled.
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Candler talks about his brother's upcoming sea voyage to the West Indies and Europe.
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Candler talks about war news, the aftermath in Fredericksburg, and Burnside.
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Candler tells his brother about war news including McClellan's actions and what the Army is going to do with him.
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Candler talks about his family and his brother's duty to take care of them instead of joining the Army.
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Candler details recent days including camp conditions, weather, and skirmishing.
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Candler details the most recent fight and the work at the Office of Provost Marshall.
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Candler tells his brother about the war around him, including the constant bombardment of shells. He talks about the men preparing for another fight…
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Candler tells his brother about being released from command of Company C, much to the dismay of the men. He discusses why he doesn't plan to accept…
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Candler tells his brother that he's received orders to move, so he will miss his visit. He has been offered the promotion to Captain.
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Candler tells his uncle about the march and the skirmishing that he's been through.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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Duncan talks about a murder in Giles and the aftermath of the murderer's arrest. He talks about his religious views and comments on Biblical…
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Duncan talks about the weather, its affect on the crops, and about the immoral conduct of his uncle.
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Threves talks about her family and where they all live. She also talks about the presidents election.
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Duncan tells his uncle and relatives about his travels from his cousin's house and back to home as well as his health and welfare.
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Duncan talks about his religious views and comments on Biblical scriptures.

Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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Candler tells his uncle that he's about to embark on a secret move in Maryland.
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This receipt verifies that the account is correct for seven hundred pounds of hay.
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Carpenter tells his sister about the war including attacks near Lynchburg and Confederate prisoners held by the Union soldiers.
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Carpenter tells his sister about himself and his siblings with him as they arrived to camp near the Salt Works.
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Carpenter talks about preparing for a march towards Charleston and details the fighting near White Sulphur that he took part in.
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Carpenter tells his sister about skirmishing on the way to Charleston.
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