Letters from John Cuddy (Jan. - Feb. 1863)

Letters from John Cuddy (Jan. - Feb. 1863)
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January - February 1863

John Taylor Cuddy writes four letters to his friends and family describing his experience as a soldier for the Union Army during the Civil War. Cuddy mentions the places that his unit travels to as well as the battles that he is involved in. Cuddy also expresses exhaustion over the war, and a desire to return home. In addition, Cuddy comments on President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. "Old abe done a bad thing wen he freed all the slaves," as Cuddy observes. Transcripts included. 

Time Period: 
MC 2001.9, B1, F7
Gift of Blake Lee Spahr