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Cassimere Churchill, Washington, to "Dear parents", 1861 December 24

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 4
Identifier: cuid297

Scope and Contents

Note on top of letter: "Please do not let anyone see this." Cassimere writes of his drilling exercises. He was sick and got medicine, but threw it away so he could "die a natural death." A comrade gave him coal and molasses. He describes cooking utensils and cooking in his tent.


  • Creation: 1861 December 24


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