Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 31, 1864 I got that box a few days ago

                                Stephenesburg. Jan 31st Dear Mother. I received yours of the 24th and also I got that box a few days ago. Oh how I laughed … Continue reading

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January 20, 1864 I am getting better.

Stephenesburg.  Jan 20th 1864 Dear Mother. I received a letter day before yesterday from you telling about that box I went to brandy Station & found that the things were to be sent as soon as they arrived to Stephenesburg … Continue reading

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January 12, 1864 I am not very well at present

Stephensburg.  Jan 12th 1864 Dear Mother I received a letter from you yesterday also the Testement which you sent and I am glad to get it.  Three days ago I got that harpers Weekly that Sis sent it was a … Continue reading

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January 1864

January Commentary Winter weather, although not as severe as Spencer would have remembered from Michigan, kept both armies quiet. His three letters to his mother emphasize the Christmas gifts he received as well as the box of food. He voices … Continue reading

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