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Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania, Civil War Letter, 1861 (Ms1991-009)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1991-009


  • 1861

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Letter written August 26, 1861, from Aunt Netty in a springs resort in Pennsylvania, to Dear John, in the West. Netty writes about the distracted state of the country, seeing Confederate colonel John Pegram at the Springs (listed under an alias, recruiting his health after surrendering to McClellan in the West Virginia Operations), and her opinion of traitors to the Union.

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