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I did not know I would be so much disappointed when I learned that you had given up all hope of obtaining a leave of absence

New Hartford New York August 6th 1863 My Dearest Husband Day before yesterday, and today, I was made very happy by the reception of two good long letters from the one loved best, dated July 28th & 30th. I did … Continue reading

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The mails have been quite irregular of late

Head Quarters, Co. “A” 129th Ills. Vols. Gallatin, Tenn., Aug. 4th 1863 My Dear Wife The mails have been quite irregular of late, & I have recd. no letter since Friday [July 31]. However, I feel assured that if anything … Continue reading

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Your letter containing $20 arrived duly

Camp near Shelbyville, Tenn. 1st August 1863. Dear Brother Frank: Yours of date 29 Ult is at hand. Your letter containing $20 arrived duly, and its receipt was acknowledged the same day of its arrival. I am glad to hear … Continue reading

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