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Ellen Argo Letter, 1865 April 5

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Note From the Collection: In this letter to Mrs. Wooldridge, Ellen Argo describes the death of an unidentified soldier. She reports that he "praid from the time they brought him to the house until he died" and that although she and her family could do little to help him, her mother took the same care of him as she would her own child. After his death, they arranged for his burial in the McMinnville graveyard. Argo reassures Mrs. Wooldridge that he was with true friends and that if "prairs or tears would save his life...
Dates: 1865 April 5