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A Confederate Soldier Writes of Camp Life,
with Fear of Facing the Cannons
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R. M. THORN. Autograph Letter Signed, to “Miss Abi.” Camp Griggs, Va., March 8, 1863. 3p. 6 ¾ x 8 ¼ in.

Inventory #21272.08       Price: $150

Partial Transcript

 “…I suppose I could give you a description of camps and preoccupations there in…drilled solders…all in very good health, with the exception of colds which is very common in camps… I hope I will never have to face the cannons but I have very little to base my hopes upon…home and friends are too fresh in my mind for me to be as content as the old soldiers.”


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