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Lide Bostwick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2132
Abstract

In this letter, Lide Bostwick discusses life on the northern home front during the Civil War. She mentions illnesses and deaths in the family (including the death of her brother Tip at the Battle of Stones River), her concerns for family and friends in the military, and the harm that northern traitors are causing.

Dates: 1861 April 12

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  • Subject: United States. Army. X
  • Subject: United States. Army. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X
  • Subject: Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. X