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Letter from Arthur McKinstry to his mother. Camp Caldwell: The letter describes the change of location, hot and rainy weather, beard to fight sunburn, slaves treated well but they long for fredom and appear nervous, food, wages, seeing military rule work, comments on southern cavalry, Thomas Chandler, Foster Swift, Ally Cushing, S.M. Doyle, Bill Rockwell, volunteer soldiers.
Ulysses S. Grant Association
McKinstry, Arthur; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 8
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