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Correspondence

In Camps Near York Town Va April 22nd 1862 Dearest One This leaves me in fine health together with most of the company although many have been quite sick but are now fast recovering and comeing in every day. We … Continue reading

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Culpepper Court House Va March 14th 1862 Dear One, I am nearly one hundred miles from where I was when I wrote you last, after seven days march over a turn pike road. We evacuated Leesburg on the [7th] and … Continue reading

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The 13th was still camped at Carter’s Mill, when Minutemen Pvt. Nimrod Newton Nash wrote this letter to his wife Mollie: In Camp Sunday Morning Dec. 1st 1861 Dearest Mollie, After washing, putting on clean clothes and reading some in … Continue reading

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Newt Nash wrote his wife Mollie back in Mississippi on Sept 16: Dearest One, I received your verry loving letter sent me by [Private] Mike Hubbert which gave me much pleasure as well as pain. I am sorry to learn … Continue reading

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This letter from I (D) Company’s Pvt. Nimrod Newton Nash was undated. Headed only “Leesburg, Vir – Aug 1861.” McLean decided that its contents placed it on Aug. 10, the day the regiment left Centreville for their new camp near … Continue reading

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Newt Nash wrote his wife Mollie once more from the regiment’s Tennessee camp. Union City Tenn June 7th q861 Dear Wife I write you by Mr. Clark and can inform you I have the satisfaction of saying to you that … Continue reading

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Minutemen of Attala Private Nimrod Newton Nash wrote his wife from Corinth, where the company joined the 13th Mississippi Regiment. Camp Corinth, Miss. May 16, 1861 Dear Mollie, I thought I would not write you until Sunday, but as [this … Continue reading

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