Daniel S. White to Maria Howe White

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Fredericksburg VaMay 10th 1864My Dearest Wife

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There is a mail going out and Ill write you a word and let you know I was wounded Thursday May 5 through leg below knee Dont think I shall have to lose it. I shall go to Washington soon and as soon as I can get my trunk sent will try and come to Brattleboro Dont worry its slight and I am well taken care of. Geo step mothers son lost his arm and is here The Vt

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Brigade lost 1234 Rebs of 2600 Im too week to write all names but will send a list though not com plete of Co I Lost 40 killed & wounded & 3 missing

Ill soon see you As soon as I get to Brattleboro I send for you Good Bye

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