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Letter from Arthur McKinstry to his mother. Camp Caldwell: The letter describes that Oscar Ames is not dead, Doyle suggests visiting outposts of regiment and recording experience, Arthur is on sick list from diarrhea, drill is too severe, may be about to relieve Cpt. Austin's company from scouting, slaves help however they can and want freedom desperately.
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McKinstry, Arthur; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Arthur McKinstry Letters, Box 1, Folder 9
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