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Cassimere Churchill, Washington, to "Dear Sister", 1862 June 12

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 15, Folder: 1, Object: 20
Identifier: cuid313

Scope and Contents

Cassimere writes that they have yet to get horses. The ones requested were given to General McClellan. When he was sick, he took quinine. He writes of the rough conditions that made him get sick. "The specimens" he got at Yorktown were a revolver, a knife, Confederate script, "a piece of the stone where Cornwalice surrendered," and "military buttons that we dug up in our trenches that were buried there in the revolution."


  • Creation: 1862 June 12


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