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Candler talks about his brother's upcoming sea voyage to the West Indies and Europe.

Candler talks about war news, the aftermath in Fredericksburg, and Burnside.

Candler tells his brother about war news including McClellan's actions and what the Army is going to do with him.

Candler talks about his family and his brother's duty to take care of them instead of joining the Army.

Candler details recent days including camp conditions, weather, and skirmishing.

Candler details the most recent fight and the work at the Office of Provost Marshall.

Candler tells his brother about the war around him, including the constant bombardment of shells. He talks about the men preparing for another fight…

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…

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.

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.

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…

Duncan talks about the weather, its affect on the crops, and about the immoral conduct of his uncle.

Threves talks about her family and where they all live. She also talks about the presidents election.

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.

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.

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

This receipt verifies that the account is correct for seven hundred pounds of hay.

Carpenter tells his sister about the war including attacks near Lynchburg and Confederate prisoners held by the Union soldiers.

Carpenter tells his sister about himself and his siblings with him as they arrived to camp near the Salt Works.

Carpenter talks about preparing for a march towards Charleston and details the fighting near White Sulphur that he took part in.

Carpenter tells his sister about skirmishing on the way to Charleston.

Carpenter tells his sister about war news he has heard and asks about the family.

Carpenter tells his sister about the low possibility of peace in the war.
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Informs Dr. Chaille of the results of Alexander Randall's investigation of any person named "Peter Chaille" in the eastern shores of Maryland.

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Mr. Rand admits to defrauding Dr. Chaille of $744 but pleads for leniency

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Discusses the confederate evacuation of Lexington and includes a picture of Mrs. William Preston and Caroline Preston.

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Thanks Dr. Chaille for two addresses he made. One was to soldiers, the other was to the State Medical Association.
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Discusses fight at Leesburg with Lee.
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Informs Dr. Chaille of when his testimony is required (for an apparent congressional hearing).

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Discusses Chaille family lineage. Includes many specific questions about the Chaille family.

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Discusses a Confederate coward and the current state of New Orleans.
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Discusses Mr. Legare's travels through Union held New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

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Another letter that advises Dr. Chaille to return to New Orleans.
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Asks Dr. Chaille to analyze the Republican officers and returns board from a recent election. This letter apparently refers to Republican attempts to…
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Describes the origins of the name "Chaille." According to Alcee Fortier, Chaille derives from the French word for flint.

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Requests a copy of the Medical News and apologizes for previous abruptness.
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Advises Dr. Chaille to return to New Orleans.
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Letter from Jack Foster, formerly enslaved person and body servant in the 36th Virginia Infantry, to Confederate General John McCausland, reminiscing about the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain and his time in camp service.
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