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Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Samuel T. Reeves
Date: June 11, 1864
Place: Unknown
To: Unknown

Physical Description: ink on paper; 2 pages (21 x 13 cm) on 1 sheet

Number: MSN CW 5012-2

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June the 11th 64

A Star is Shining in the east.
A Streek of light is dawning.
Bright rays of that fairer day
The long looked for Morning

Gloomy and long the night has been.
And dark the way and dreary.
And Sad the weeping wives are Seen
So faint and worn and weary.

Ye Dear Companion dry your tears.
And hush each Sigh of Sorrow.
Brightly that glorious Morn appears.
The grand victorious Morrow.

Lift up your head behold from fare
A flood, of light is Streaming.
It is the bright and morning Star.
In living luster beaming.

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But See. That bright faced host appeare
Of Hoosier boys attending.
Hark. Hark. the drums gladning Sound
Hid Shouts triumphant blending.

They come. the Hoosier boys.
Go fourth with Joy to meet them.
And Sound the news with greate applause.
With cheering Stranes go greet them.

Adorn your Selves. The feast prepare.
While Hoosier Strains are Swelling.
They come in triumph through the air.
To make this land their dwelling

Triumphant Hoosiers. Lift your heads.
Behold good times is comming.
Now as a glorious conquering band.
We ever will be honored.

Co. C.
80th Indiana.

Transcription last modified: 17 Nov 2003 at 02:06 PM EST

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