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Cassimere Churchill, Washington, to "My kind parents", 1862 January 1

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 5
Identifier: cuid298

Scope and Contents

Cassimere is stationed near Columbia College while on sentry duty. He writes of drilling exercises and personal chores, such as blackening his boots. He shares his New Year Eve thoughts. "Maybe you think that it is strange for me to cook, but just tell the girls not to get married until the soldiers return home."


  • Creation: 1862 January 1


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