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18 January 1864: “Which makes it a grate deal pleasanter then it was last winter for we always had to get up before day light last winter and then did not get out to the Picket line before noon, and now they can sleep until after day break and then where the able picket before nine o’clock”

Item Description: Letter, 18 January 1864,  from Edwin W. Sampson to his parents and siblings when he was an officer in the 145th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. In it he discusses the quality of life with the Union … Continue reading

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