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Dinsdale, Matthew / Papers, 1836-1897
Call Number, Wis MSS DL, folder 3 ([unpublished])

April 2nd 1864 / Culpeper Ver PDF (1.4 MB)


  April 2nd 1864
 _________ Va
  My Dear Annie
   it is with the greatest of
pleasure that I now sit down
to write a few lines to let
you know that I think of you
we are now a long way from
home a way down south near
the Rebbles they might come
on us eny hour. it is raining
here to day and it rained very
hard last night we are in a
log cabbin built of logs and
domestic _________ over the top of it
to keep the rain out of it but it
does not keep all the rain out
we have a fire place in one
end of it to bake our meals
_____ games and another boys
stays with us Jacob smith
his name is we live very well
but we do not have ____________

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