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United States--Army--Military life

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Reuben T. Prentice letters

 Collection — Box 68
Identifier: MS-SC1212
Scope and Contents Letters written to Miss Lovina Eyster while he was serving in the army give pictures of life in the army, people in his regiment, camp life and scout and picket duty. Describes some military engagements and encounters with Mosby's men in Maryland. Discusses the campaign of 1864 and soldiers voting. Responds to news from home with comments about people and family. His letters are interesting and full of affection for Miss Eyster.
Dates: Created: 1861 - 1865