Tag Archives: New York City

went to the Opera at the Hall of Music on 14th Street

Newark December 29th 1864 My Dear Mother,                                                                                                                 I have just received a letter from you & sis with that Splendid Christmas present.  I was very glad to here from you, you may believe as it was the first letter … Continue reading

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I am all-together to usefull a man to Discharge.

Newark Dec 7th 1864 My Dear Mother I have received no letters from you in about two weeks and can not think why you have not writen. I have writen twice since I received your last letter. are you all … Continue reading

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I arrived here about 3 hours ago

Newark. N. J. Nov 18th 1864 My Dear Mother. I arrived here about 3 hours ago & I wil now take time & write back to you. I came through all safe but was laid over 12 hours at Jackson … Continue reading

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I am better but still have to lye in bed most of the time.

[Along left side of first page of letter] Direct your letters to me, Center St Hospital, Ward 5, Newark, N. J.                                                                        Newark July 29th 1864 Dear Mother I just got a letter from you. I am better but still … Continue reading

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I am now in Center St Hospital. Ward 5

Newark July 27th 1864 My Dear Mother I am now in Center St Hospital. Ward 5   We had to all leave Market St Hos  for there were 600 wounded negroes for Battle came here and they wanted them all together. … Continue reading

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I have delayed writing a for a day or two

Newark. July 20th Dear Mother. I have delayed writing a for a day or two on account of not being well. At New York City I was taken with the Chronic Disentary and have been quite sick — Four days … Continue reading

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Ladies Aid Society

This last letter from Charles to his brother William was written from New York City. He refers several times to a wound he received in one of his feet and mentions that he has been able to walk a little … Continue reading

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