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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 have just asertained that I can have a furlow in a week

Newark. June 11th 1864 My Dear Mother. I have just asertained that I can have a furlow in a week and if you will lend and send me $20 I will come home. I have over 5 months pay comeing … Continue reading

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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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