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Letter, George R. Price, Vermont, Fulton County, Illinois, to Abraham M. Price, New Winchester, Crawford County, Ohio, 1863 February 15

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSN/CW 5110-1

Scope and Contents

George Price writes in response to Abraham's recent letter to his uncle (George's father) requesting news about the family. He provides a list of his siblings' names, along with their marital status, number of children, and whether or not they are serving in the Union army. George concludes the letter with his views on President Lincoln, the family's political leanings, and the war effort: "Your Name is Abraham I humbly trust it is not for Honest Abe if it is dont write to me for I hate Him heartily[.] We are all Democrats evry Devil of us I had a tall notion to go to the Army but did not and now Im glad of it for I will never fight for Niggers as long as there is breath in me[.]"


  • Creation: 1863 February 15

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