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Stephen Writes from Clarks Burg

On July 17, 1862, Stephen wrote his mother after receiving a letter from her indicating she was anxiously waiting to hear from him.  In his letter, he reports that he is doing well — he feels great, the rations are good, … Continue reading

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Stephen Writes His Brother John

On June 24, 1862, Stephen wrote a letter to his brother, John, from Clarksburg, Virginia.  In the letter, Stephen tells his brother that “All that we will have to do here will be to stand guard and do picket duty.”  … Continue reading

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Stephen Ready to Move

On June 16, 1862, Stephen wrote his mother another letter indicating that his regiment had not left Camp Chase.  In the letter, he talks about his preparations for departure and where to send his mail.  He also comments that from … Continue reading

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