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Box 1


Contains 1 Result:

John P. Lathrop Letter, 1865 January 5

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection:

In this letter to Master Sergeant Curtis Judd, Sergeant John P. Lathrop discusses how much he dislikes war. He talks about how he would rather be a Chief Operator than out in the field fighting. He tells Judd that t"he smell of Gun Powder is Offensive to me ... Never did like the whistle of a bullet of the scream of a shell, yet I endure it."

Dates: 1865 January 5