Edward P. Stone to Family

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Jan 1, 1861 [1862]

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We wish you all a happy new year. We are go ing to raise our tent one story higher today Our men were all called up in the night and supplied with 40 rounds of cartridges – but they were not ordered to march although they have expected to be all along for some days and may be

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any hour. The whole brigade has been under marching orders for some time. This is a delight- ful morning. I do not know whether I can get a pass to go to Washington as Gen Brooks is away and has forbidden passes to be signed till he re- turns Col. Lord wants to go to Washington too