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I came over to see Pa’s and your sick Babe on wendnesday last and have been here ever since helping to do what I can

Dear Brother I have for some time been intending to write to you I came over to see Pa’s and your sick Babe on wendnesday last and have been here ever since helping to do what I can Pa. thinks … Continue reading

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The past two days have been almost insupportable

Head Qrs. Co. “A” 129th Regt. Ills. Vol. Infty. Nashville, Tenn., October 16th/63 My Dear Wife Yours of the 9th & 10th inst. reached me this morning.1 The past two days have been almost insupportable. The last letter was recd. … Continue reading

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I do feel sadly disappointed and very uneasy

Thursday, Octr. 15th 1863 Dear Wife Unfortunately I have recd. no letter to-day. I have been working on some Ordnance reports, trying to keep my mind engaged but with little effect. I do feel sadly disappointed and very uneasy. I … Continue reading

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My mind has been ill at ease all day to-day

Head Qrs. Co. “A” 129th Ills. Vol. Infty. Nashville, Tenn., Octr. 14th 1863 My Dear Wife I felt very much disappointed in not hearing from you this morning, not having reed, any word from you yesterday. My mind has been … Continue reading

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