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    • Bone Letter, March 2, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military life; Health; Family; Civil War
    • Nacogdoches County, State of Texas. Minerva to Dr. Bone: she's uneasy because she has not heard from him, every man has been called to the military - even her father, financial matters, good health of the family, her mother has a fine pair of cards...
    • Bone Letter,  September 13, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Military life; Medicine; Health
    • Near Austin, Arkansas, Camp Holmes. Dr. Boneto Minerva: his regiment is entering the war zone, he is resigned to ignore rumors and to let time reveal their movements, one of the regiments that he sees is not doing well because of lack of...
    • Bone Letter, January 21, 1862

    • Correspondence; Civil War; Physicians; Family
    • Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: his company has traveled through rain and sleet and snow to fight the Feds but have missed them, much suffering from exposure, hears rumors that soldiers in a Confederate camp have been taken prisoner and...
    • Bone Letter, February 10, 1863

    • Military life; Military camps; Correspondence; Family; Civil War; Eating & drinking; Medical personnel; Medical aspects of war
    • Camp near Pine Bluff. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he had a good meal (hog jaw, peas, butter and buttermilk) when he went out of camp to see a sick soldier, sold his mule, has $525 in his pocket and will send some money home.

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