Letters from John Cuddy (Sept. - Dec. 1861)

Letters from John Cuddy (Sept. - Dec. 1861)
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September - December 1861

John Taylor Cuddy writes six letters to his friends and family, describing life as a soldier for the Union Army along with his experience in military campaigns during the Civil War. "I think it a long time to see you all but I think that this [war] will be over till next [summer] for the rebels is [nearly] clean out for they have got nothing barely to eat," as Cuddy notes. For some of his letters, Cuddy uses paper with illustrations of individuals like General Winfield Scott and Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth. Transcripts included.

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MC 2001.9, B1, F3
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