Letter from William F. Testerman , on Remembrance stationery, to Miss Jane Davis . Testerman was a first lieutenant in Company C of the 8thTennessee Cavalry. He wrote the letter from Gallatin, Tennesee. Ms1989-099.
Letter from Sallie Leeper Scott of Lower Chanceford Township, York County, PA, to Robert Bennett , Chief Carpenter Shop in Washington, . Ms1989-092.
Letter from Harvey Black in Brandy Station, Virginia. Black, descended from the founding family of Blacksburg, Virginia, served as a surgeon to the Army of Northern Virginia. In this letter to his wife Mary (whom he affectionately nicknamed Mollie) he recounts their courtship and expresses the great love he has for her. Ms1974-003 Box 1:5-1:39.
Letter froman unknown Union soldier, in the 11th New York Battery, writing February 9, 1864. This letter to "Hattie" was written after she responded to his advertisement in a "lonely-hearts" magazine. Ms1991-068.
Letter from Daniel Blain , a Confederate soldier in the 1st Rockbridge Artillery of Virginia, to Loulie , who later became his wife. In this letter Blain cautions Loulie to stop flirting with a widower for fear he will get the wrong impression of her feelings. After the war Blain became a Presbyterian minister and high school principal in Rockbridge County. Ms1990-002.
Letter from William Henry Ruse of the 97th Ohio Volunteer Regiment to Maggie Stewart of Adamsville, Ohio. Ruse writes from a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, where he served as an orderly. Ms1989-068.
Letter froman unknown soldier writing from Nashville, Tennessee, to his friend Ettie . He writes that he wants to get married when he returns home from army life and asks her to tell any good-looking, amiable young women she knows that he is available. Ms1989-071.
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