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30 October 1863: “My mind often steals away from the horrors of war and retrace the footprints of youth and pleasure.”

 Item Description:  Letter dated 30 October 1863, from Jacob H. Hanes to his sister Catherine E. Hanes, discussing friends and family, as well as details of the war such as encounters with Union soldiers, rations, and casualties.  This letter was … Continue reading

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