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Letter, Mary A. Price, Amberson Valley, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, to Abraham M. Price, New Winchester, Crawford County, Ohio, 1864 June 23

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSN/CW 5110-19

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Mary Price informs Abraham that her brother Ambrose has "gone back to the army" not to fight, but "to make money[.]" She writes that he was last in Louisville, but she is not sure of his current location. Silvester, meanwhile, was "well and safe" in May in North Carolina. Mary expresses dismay about the ongoing war and the prosepct of yet another draft: "I wish this cursed war was over for if they keep on they will not leave a man[.] the draft has come of her and it has took a good many of our men[.] there is going to be another draft in the next month and if they do draft i do not now whare they are going to get the men[.]"


  • Creation: 1864 June 23

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