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At the War’s Outset, a Confederate Soldier
Advises His Wife to Move
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I. B. BAUMONT. [CIVIL WAR]. Autograph Letter Signed, to his wife. Norfolk Va., May 11, 1861. 3 pp, 5 x 8 in.

Inventory #21272.01       Price: $100

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“In this matter I wish you to be governed satisfy by your own feelings. If you think you would be better satisfied in Columbus, I would much prefer that you go;…If you should determine to move, we shall have to lose the house-rent, but you can probably dispose of the ground attached…We can live cheapest better here than anywhere else we could be guaranteed…” 

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