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1 Title:   Myron G. Love letters to Rachel Love  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Love, Myron G.  
  Dates:   1861-1862  
The collection consists of correspondence from Myron G. Love as a soldier with the 38th Illinois Infantry Regiment during the Civil War, to his sister, Rachel Love of Willow Springs, Greene County, Ohio, from January 1861 - September 1862. Love describes, in detail, his regiment's marches through Missouri and Arkansas including information on the local geography; plants, flowers, and trees; plantations and farms; buildings; farming practices; types of crops; local reaction to Union troops; foraging for food, hunting, and fishing; Confederate prisoners; difficulty of moving wagons in the rain; the weather; and his health. One letter, dated April 16th, begins "Dear Friend," and is signed "John." Also included are transcriptions of the letters along with genealogical information.
  Identifier:   ms654  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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