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Another day has passed without any word from you

United States Sanitary Commission [letter head] Hd. Qurs., Co. “A”, 129th Ills. Washington, D.C., May 29th 1865 My Dear Wife Another day has passed without any word from you. I begin to fear that you are sick. The last I … Continue reading

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I will add a postscript this morning

Sunday morning, May 28th 1865 My Dear Wife I will add a postscript this morning as the mail has not gone out yet. Charlie has gone up to the house to bring Hannah to camp. We are now very nicely … Continue reading

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We are very busy preparing for the Review

Hd. Qurs., Co. “A” 129th Ills. Vols. Near Alexandria, Va., May 23d 1865 My Dear Wife We are very busy preparing for the Review to-morrow, but I haste to write a few lines.1 I have recd. only three letters from you … Continue reading

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Yours of May 2d came to hand this afternoon

Hd. Qurs. Co. “A” 129th Ills. Vols. Near Alexandria, Va., May 21st 1865 My Dear Wife Yours of May 2d came to hand this afternoon. I am happy to hear that your health & Howard’s is as good as it … Continue reading

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It seems a long time since I have heard from home

Office Chief of Artillery District of Middle Tennessee. Nashville, Tenn. May 18th 1865. Dear Sister Mollie: It seems a long time since I have heard from home. I assure you I would like to hear from you semi-occationally at least. … Continue reading

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We start at 11 A.M. for Alexandria

Head Qurs., Co. “A”, 129th Ills. Near Richmond, Va., May 11th 1865 My Dear Wife We start at 11 A.M. for Alexandria. We recd. no mail here & will not until we get through. We were saved the trying ordeal … Continue reading

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