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Letter from Arthur McKinstry to his mother. Camp Wool: The letter details news from home, Arthur's duties including guard duty during a cold night. Moreover, it discusses Arthur's view of the Buchanan administration, General Winfield Scott, and handling of the army before the war.
Ulysses S. Grant Association
Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 31
Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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