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I am getting better fast

Newark. June 9th 1864 My Dear Mother. I have as yet received no letters from you. I am getting better fast and I guess in a few week I shall be able to go back to the Seat of War. … Continue reading

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Every time I think of you I am Glad

Although it is dated 1862, the content of this letter makes clear that Duncan McBain wrote it in January 1863. Like many of us, it probably took him the better part of a month to get used to writing the … Continue reading

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