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Letter, 1861

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Scope and Content From the Collection: This collection consists of a single letter written by "Aunt Hetty" (or possibly Netty) at Bedford (Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania) on August 26, 1861. Addressed to "My dear John," the letter shares news of mutual acquaintances and of the war: "We read with breathless interest the details of the desperate battle near Springfield, and we mourn for Gen Lyon as one of our best and bravest." The writer also complains of the presence of Confederate Colonel [John] Pegram at the springs as he...
Dates: 1861