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Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Samuel T. Reeves
Date: April 30 - May 1, 1865
Place: Camp Dennison, Ohio
To: Huldah Reeves

Physical Description: ink on paper; 4 pages (20 x 13 cm) on 1 folded sheet

Number: MSN CW 5012-18

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No: 16:
Camp Dennison ohio
April the 30/65
Dear Huldah

     another Sabbath day has arrived and partialy passed it being now nerly two: oc in the eavening this is rather a gloomy day it has been raning all day the news is good Jo Johnson [i.e., General Joseph E. Johnston] has Surrenderd to Gen Sherman on the same terms that Lee Surrendered . I hope and think the fighting is over ) the Rebles has but little force now any wheres ) I hope that you are all well this eavening my health is good

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I hope the time is fast approaching when wee will be permitted to return home to our loved ones who have been awaiting So long for our return yes love I think this horible war is nearly to an end dont you me think I here you say yes )
    I received a letter from Isaac that was meled on the 21 he was well but nearly wore out marching he said that they was near raleigh I will try and Send you the paper in the morning I will also Send you the Saturdays paper) . I will close for the presant)
     May the first Good Morning loved ones it is still cloudy

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but not raining ) the news this morning is Still good tell me how you are getting along, tell me whether the pine Seed has come up yet or not ) do you get any Milk now ) tell me what you have Saving for me when I come home I know it is Something good tell me whether John got my letter or not. and what he thought of my ideas about going to texas) is he building another Steam Boat ) or has he got better reconsiled and concluded to wait untill the war is over ) Dearest it Seams that I have nothing to write that will interest you so.I.Will close for the presant ) Good,Bye)

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Good eavening loved ones this leaves me in reasonable health I hope it will finde you and your little famly well John McCord [i.e., Corporal John McCord] is well.
     Remember me at a throne of grace may the lord Bless and guide us while Journeying here on earth and at last Save us togather in heaven
     I will close for the presant My love to all from your effectionate Husband


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

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