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Cassimere Churchill, Washington, to "Dear Brother", 1861 December 10-16

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 2
Identifier: cuid295

Scope and Contents

Cassimere writes how he woke sleeping sentries, but didn't report them, even though a risk to his post. A large balloon passed over camp. A comrade died during the night from measles. "I have been strutting around camp with a new carbine..." He tells about the satchel he sent home.


  • Creation: 1861 December 10-16


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