By William Remmel
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29 i've got not anything extra of value to write down you. i'll, for this reason, shut. forty two / bankruptcy 2. 1863 Please write me once you obtain this letter, to notify me no matter if you could have acquired all that I despatched you. out of your obedient son, William Remmel Camp of the 121st Regiment contrary Fredericksburg, Va. June the seventh, 1863 My expensive Brother Augustus, Your style letter used to be got a number of evenings in the past. i'm satisfied to listen to from you and to benefit that our humans have been all good and that Louisa could stay at domestic a while.
Matthew Gallman, The North Fights the Civil warfare: the house entrance (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1994), eighty; Wiley, Billy Yank, 156; Remmel, “Harmon L. Remmel,” four. 60. The sixth Corps moved towards Culpeper Courthouse to counteract Lee’s flow, crossed the river at Rappahannock Station, and joined the most physique of the military of the Potomac. The enemy made no assault. The sixth Corps was once then despatched again over the river, towards Brandy Station, and drew up in line of conflict. The cavalry engaged the enemy, whereas the infantry was once despatched again towards Centreville.
Charley is especially a lot discontented and needs to come back to California. he's coming domestic quickly to spend New Year’s. This letter is longer than I meant, yet don't feel discouraged. Wishing you a cheerful stable evening, i'll shut. i'm going to write back. W. Remmel Camp of the 121st Regiment close to Hazel River, Va. December the twelfth, 1863 My pricey mom and dad, i'm pleased so one can recognize the final letters that you've got written me. Your final one, dated December sixth, I bought final evening and was once a lot happy to benefit that you simply have been all good.
Enclosed during this I ship $11, a part of the pay that I drew the day past from the Paymaster. I drew $28, yet 36 / bankruptcy 2. 1863 i've got got a rubber blanket and different articles, which fee huge, and in addition to I owed approximately $3 one of the boys. Please settle for of the small sum that I ship you and subsequent time will attempt to ship you extra. Hoping that it will achieve you secure. i'm going to shut this short letter, hoping to listen to from you quickly. you'll pay attention from the day-by-day papers in a really few days no matter if the military has made an assault.
J. : Fairleigh Dickinson collage Press, 1997), 25–27; Greiner, Coryell, and Smither, A Surgeon’s Civil warfare, 18–25; Warner, Generals in Blue, 451–53; Sears, A panorama grew to become crimson, 145–50. 12. On September 20, 1862, Col. James A. Suiter of the thirty fourth big apple Infantry said 32 killed, 109 wounded, and nine lacking on the conflict of Antietam. The regimental heritage of the thirty fourth cites forty three killed and seventy four wounded and doesn't contain a ﬁgure for these lacking. Survivors of the thirty fourth ny visited the 121st big apple quickly after the conflict of Antietam and shared their reviews.