Fighting Words

When a Union sergeant's Civil War letters to family surfaced in the dusty dresser of a cabin in Weston, a window was opened into the battles, scars, and hardships of life during a very different wartime.

By Diane Speare Triant
July 15, 2007

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November 23, 1862, Falmouth, Virginia: " Dear Sister I thought I would write you a few lines to let you know that I am still living and in good health at present we are laying on this side of Fredericksburgh . . . this Winter we have seen one Battle and the killed was awful we buried 44 from our ... (Full article: 1616 words)

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