James M. Stuart Letter
In a letter to his father dated simply February 7th, Union Corporal James M. Stuart writes home to his father. He consoles him extensively about the absence of all his sons, telling him to make God and the church his family for the time being until they all return home. He speaks basically of the monotony of camp life, but says that Confederate soldiers have been deserting to his commanding officer in large numbers.
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In a letter to his father dated February 7th, Corporal James M. Stuart of the Union Army writes to his father back home. He consoles his father and makes report of his brother's condition. He speaks mainly of boring camp life, but mentions large numbers of confederate soldiers deserting to his commanding officer.
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The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections purchased this letter on June 8, 2006.