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  • Collection: Alexandria and Fairfax Counties [Virginia] Civil War Correspondence, 1861-1862 (Ms2013-029)
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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 Van Fleet to his parents, describing daily duties and being fired upon by Rebel cannons.
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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 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 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 Penmen to his wife, describing camp life and the large numbers of incoming soldiers.
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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 Miller to a friend, talking about camp life and activities, including cutting down trees.
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Letter fron Lukens to his parents, discussing a missing soldier and a local Secessionist.
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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 Gregory to his brother, Bill, describing mail delays and requesting items from home.
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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 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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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 Henry Cole to his sister Annie describing his current location, the landscape, and the contents of his backpack.
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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 brothers Henry and Luther Cole to sister Annie, describing camp life and their cabin.