An original Civil War soldier letter from "Joe" at Camp Willson (named for Colonel Henry Wilson, 22nd Mass Infantry), Halls Hill, Virginia, Jan 2, to sister Susie- the men are celebrating New Years, firing all night, the band played at midnight, the Irish 9th, Colonel Cass & other camps have cedar & evergreens decorations, gets the Lowell newspaper, mentions brothers Cliff and Fred, received a letter from comrade Charles Gould, the writer is darning socks with his new housewife, and got new boots, his issue has worn out, & includes a small drawing of his boot sole. 4pp ink, 8 x 5. Age stains, edge wear, Overall VG. I believe the writer served with either the 18th or 22nd Mass, both at Camp Wilson in January 1862. General Orders and other imprints.
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