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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' 1864 letter from Ellisville, Mississippi to Mary Martha Reid. She expresses condolences for the battlefield death of Raymond Reid, and admiration for Mary Martha Reid's efforts as a Confederate nurse…

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Confederate St. Augustine resident H.B. Jenckes' 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid detailing her asthma, day-to-day activities, opinion of the occupying Union soldiers, and the state of the church.

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' account of day-to-day activities in a March 10-13th, 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid. Her initial concern is for a small attack at Tocoi, then she turns her attention to food shortages and the rising…

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid. She details the food shortages affecting Confederate St. Augustine and foreshadows its Union occupation, if not for the help of England, writing, "I dread to hear. I…
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