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1863 CIVIL WAR ERA LETTER FROM A SOLDIER TO HIS MO

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1863 CIVIL WAR ERA LETTER FROM A SOLDIER TO HIS MO
Call 503-496-0303 For Condition Reports Prior to Auction Day.
1863 CIVIL WAR ERA LETTER FROM A SOLDIER TO HIS MOTHER - DIED IN CAMP - Notes are written on this letter that state that he died in camp. This letter was from Walter Lindley, 66th Indiana Volunteers Company D. Mailed while he was serving in Corinth, Miss. Talks about being on guard last night and doesn't feel much like writing because of loss of sleep. Talks about how 3 soldiers go out, 1 stands away from the fire and marches, 2 lay by the fire and sleep. They relieve each other every 2 hours. Talks about forces at Vicksburgs. "I am in hopes that the war will end without much more fighting, but the prospect looks very gloomy at this time. There is troops here from nearly all of the Western states. I suppose that there is about twelve thousand men camped around Corinth. There is seven forts here. Each one contain about three acres and several pieces of artillery."