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Samuel T. Reeves Correspondence

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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Samuel T. Reeves
Date: May 17-18, 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 5012-23

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Camp Dennison ohio
May the 17/65
Dearest Huldah

     It is with thanks to our Dear Savior that I Sparred and blessed with another privilige of writing a few lines to you I received your kinde letter of the 13 which told me that my Dear ones was well love I have nothing of importance to write at the presant I think my pet is getting Some better as I expect to get a letter from you tomorrow I will close

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May the 18:

Good eavening loved ones I have Just received ours of the 15 & 16 I am Sorrow to here of you Suffering Somuch with your teeth I hope you are well before this time I feel considerable better this eavening thare is no news of importance thare is Some talk of mustering Some of the Soldiers out they have been making out some of the papers but they was all rong I think wee will know before long what will be done with us the Surgeon in Charge Says that thare is no chance for us to get to go to our Regt ) So thare is

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no telling what they will do with us yet one thing is Shure they cant keep us only three months and a half at the furtherst wee are doing fine here nothing to do only to eate Sleep and reade the news ) ( wee are vary ancious to get home (that you well know) I am glad to here that the little Boys is going to School ) I have not hered any thing from the Regt for some time tell me when you here from Steward [i.e., Private Stewart McLinn] ) Dearest I will close for the presant you will Excuse Short letters while I am ornery

yours effectionately
thare is a good time coming

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

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