Daily Archives: 23 Nov ’11

23 November 1861: “With a sorrowful heart I take my pen today to inform you that I have been very suddenly bereft of a Dear Friend”

Item description: Letter from Emmett Cole, a Union soldier in Company F, 8th Michigan Infantry Regiment, to his sister Celestia, 23 November 1861, describing the death and burial of a good friend and the prevalence of sickness in camp at … Continue reading

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