Last Sabbath nightI was standing by the fire and the boys were singing some of the hymns very unbecominglywhich made me feel much worse... I wept bitterly and I came into my tent and lifted up my heart in prayer to GodWe was getting furloughs to come home for 8 to 10 daysThey have now postponed them for a while as the rebels are getting very strong at Edward's Ferry and Williamsport.They expect to have a very hard battle before long. There is some 15 thousand [rebels] that is trying to get across on to the Maryland HitesWe are hard at work building our winter quarters andare only half finishedWe left Daverns town on the 2ndWe had a nice review on last Monday near Frederick. There was a great gathering there to see us. There was only one brigade out. Each brigade taking its own turnThursday after Christmas we are to be on review again.
The President [Lincoln] and General McClellan, General Banks and their side pieces, you know what I mean, their ladies. The whole Division will be outIt will be a great day in FrederickWilliam Crawford.Light soiling, a couple of holes at folds and some bleed through. Crawfords phonetic spelling has been corrected.
Our goal is to please every customer. We are pleased to be members of The Manuscript Society, Universal Autograph Collectors Club and The Ephemera Society. The item "Civil War Letter Soldier Writes of Review by Lincoln, Gens. McClellan, Banks" is in sale since Thursday, August 10, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Correspondence, Mail".
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