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United States--Army--Military life

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85140665

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Augustine Prescott letters

 Collection — Box 68
Identifier: MS-SC1213
Scope and Contents Letters mostly to his mother discuss the activities of his regiment stationed mainly in Virginia with many references to actions with "the rebs", picket duty and "in the trenches at the front" at Petersburg, Virginia. In Washington, D.C. mentions seeing Lincoln as he reviewed the troops. Last letters come from the Hampton hospital where he was a patient and then worked. He writes of his religious conversion and frequently discusses his faith. A few letters to other family including his "Uncle...
Dates: Created: 1864 - 1865