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    [Civil War]. Soldier's Letter Home During the Siege of Petersburg. Two pages, 5" x 8", "Front of Petersburg," November 6, 1864, to his mother and sister. "The Irish Brigade did not stay here long...They are drove around as you might see by the papers about Grants Counter marching...I cannot go and see any person now the Same as Sometime ago. The reason why is we have not a spaire [sic] man in our...Mortar battery and are likely at any moment to be Called on. We have had pretty good times lately were it not for what we Call those Sharp Shooters They pick off a person so mightly quick." With original transmittal envelope. Light toning. Minor damage to bottom left corner.

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    April, 2012
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