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The Collection of Charles F. Cock

This next series of Civil War letters were written by and to Charles F. Cock of Augusta, Michigan.       _______________________ Charles F. Cock of Augusta enlisted in the 8th Volunteer Infantry Regiment on September 7, 1861 and was discharged from the … Continue reading

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Fixing the Railroad

Harrison’s poor grammar and spelling make it difficult to follow his train of thought. He makes several points in this letter home. He first informs his parents that the 13th Michigan has been engaged in rebuilding the railroad that runs … Continue reading

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