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Monthly Archives: December 2011
On December 29, 1861, William wrote a letter to his mother from Camp Wood, Green River, Kentucky. William reports some skirmishes with the Rebels, efforts to repair a bridge, and the general health of the regiment. (Transcript of William’s letter … Continue reading
“A Christmas Folksong” by Paul Laurence Dunbar De win’ is blowin’ wahmah, An’ hit’s blowin’ f’om de bay; Day’s a so’t o’ mist a-risin’ All erlong de meddah way; Dey ain’t a hint o’ frostin’ On de groun’ ner in … Continue reading