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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 will write now but not again until I receive an answer.

Newark December 21st 1864. My Dear Friends I shall again write to you for I have rec’d a letter through Steward Grover from you the first letter I have had for  weeks.  You probally think I have no interest with … Continue reading

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I wish to go to central Park and see others skate

Newark Dec 13th 1864 My Dear Mother I have received no letters from you now for over three weeks I have writen five times I can not guess the reason, if you intend to stop all corispondance please write and … 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 think I shall come home next month.

Newark. N. J. Oct 27th My Dear Mother I have just received your letter of & those under shirts. I am very glad to git them. I think I shall come home next month. I am down for an other … Continue reading

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my left lung is Affected & I caugh nights.

Civil War Letters Newark Oct 18th 1864 My Dear Mother, Yours — letter I have just got and I am not a going to try and answer it. I am pretty hard up. I was examined here yesterday and the … Continue reading

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So now it seems you have no confidence in your Son.

Newark. Oct 9th 1864 My Dear Mother. I have had no letters from home for most a month. I do not think I shall be sent away very soon. I got a letter from Aunt Abby the other day. I … Continue reading

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I have been in a dilemma for some time.

Newark. Oct 1st. 1864 Dear Mother No doubt you are wondering where I am. I have been in a dilemma for some time. We expected to leave & expected our pay & various other things. I have not money enough … Continue reading

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I wish I was at home

Newark. July 31st 1864 My Dear Mother It is Sunday today I wish I was at home & could go to Church with you. Mother I feel very bad I am not very sick but I know I ought to … Continue reading

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