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Two Civil War Letters

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Two Civil War Letters
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1) Patriotic (roughly torn) cover with patriotic American Flag stationary. "What exciting times we are having in the usually quiet United States. Brother fighting against brother. It seems dreadful this Civil War, yet I wouldn't stop it now if I could." She goes on to tell that one of her brothers has enlisted in Col. Gordon's Regiment that is now encamped near Boston and drilling. 2) This is from Benjamin Wight from Centerville, New York to LL Barclay of Bedford, PA. "It truly seems hard that our brave boys cannot live to enjoy the freedom they are fighting for..." "This great rebellion must be crushed." (Potter Collection) Date: 1861, 1864 Location: HWAC# 59424