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Bkg-Dor-01-021.pdf
A copy of a typed transcript of a letter written by William C. Ivey, a Confederate soldier, while encamped at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia. Writing to his aunt, Ivey recounts his recent furlough spent at home, and states that he would like to visit her…

Bkg-Dor-01-020.pdf
A copy of a typed transcript of a letter written by G. W. Moore, a Confederate soldier while encamped in New Kent County, Virginia. Writing in response to an earlier letter from his sister, Moore recounts a recent marriage ceremony held in camp for a…

Bkg-Dor-01-019.pdf
A copy of a typed transcript of a letter written by an unidentified Confederate soldier. The year the letter was written is obscured on the transcript and may be either March 2, 1862 or March 2, 1863. The location the letter was sent from is also…

Bkg-Dor-01-016.pdf
A copy of a typed transcription of a letter written by Sue E. Litchford, a civilian living in Campbell, Virginia. The letter is addressed to a Confederate soldier, referred to as "Monsieur." Litchford, replying to an earlier letter, writes to tell…

Bkg-Dor-01-015.pdf
A copy of a typed transcription of a letter written by the Confederate soldier (2nd Virginia Cavalry, Company H) T. B. Moore while encamped in Louisa County Virginia. In this letter to his sister, Moore writes that he is preparing to take a train to…

Bkg-Dor-01-014.pdf
A copy of a typed transcript of a letter by Confederate soldier Charles M. Watts, written while encamped near Petersburg, Virginia. Watts' letter is addressed to a "Dr Morriss," who evidentially has a business relationship with Watts. At the start of…

Bkg-Dor-01-013.pdf
A copy of a typed transcript of a letter by Confederate soldier James Cabaniss. The letter opens with Cabaniss stating that "Martin says he is well The grandess thing he has seen since he has been here is the Statue in Richmond he sends howdy to all…

Bkg-Dor-01-012.pdf
A copy of a typed transcription of a letter written by Confederate soldier G. K. Griggs. At the top of the letter, undated, is a poem written by William Cabaniss while encamped at Pittsylvania, Virginia. It consists of a short, patriotic, poem or…

Bkg-Dor-01-011.pdf
A copy of a typed transcription of a letter written by the Confederate soldier James W. Moore while encamped near Richmond, Virginia. Writing to his father, Moore asks after the health of a family member he had heard was ill. Moore then goes on to…

Bkg-Dor-01-010.pdf
A copy of a typed transcription of a letter written by an unidentified Confederate soldier encamped in Claiborne, Alabama. The soldier, writing to his "dear Friends," is in the process of recovering from measles. Overall, the letter takes a patriotic…
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