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1865 March 17, Letter from J. Edward James, Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, to Lizzie James Lamberson, Galena, Illinois.
Excerpt: "Cap. Vincent arrived at the regt. today before we left Huntsville was very sorry that he did not have the stamps for me he said he was so busy while at home that he did not call on any body. I don't think he troubled himself much as he did not bring much for the boys. Both him and John are getting below par with the company. I am not much sorry that I am out, I have got nearly over my Ague [malaria] spell again and will soon be all right. Whiskey and Quinine knocked it pretty well. There is one thing that I am afraid I shall have to do that you won't like any more than I do and that is chewing tobacco. Don't scold I think I will be able to quit when I get home."
1865 March 17
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondents
"1865 March 17, Letter from J. Edward James to Lizzie James Lamberson" (2023). Documents. 9.