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    • Bone Letter, May 1862

    • Correspondence; Health; Family; Civil War
    • Hemstead, Texas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he is in distress at the thought that she could be taken from him as his oldest son has been in death, he cannot sleep because of the mosquitoes and fleas.
    • 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, October 8, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military life; Civil War
    • Camp near Des Arc, Arkansas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he's enjoying the excitement of being close to the fighting and is studying the effects of the excitement of others in the regiment.
    • Bone Letter, December 7, 1861

    • Correspondence; Military life; Health; Family; Civil War
    • Camp Hebert, Austin County, Texas, Dr. Bone to Minerva: Galveston vacated by General Hebert causing great excitement, requests a Bible and another suit of clothes and his case of instruments
    • Bone Letter, June 15, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military life; Health; Medicine; Civil War; Family
    • Camp Young. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he is preparing to move to Tyler and will stop by home on his way, not much sickness in camp except for measles and mumps.
    • Bone Letter, March 11, 1862

    • Correspondence; Health; Medicine; Military life; Civil War
    • Camp Hebert. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he is troubled by all the sickness and death in his camp, his camp hears bad news continuously from the war, they may go to eastern Texas to try to keep the Feds from entering through Arkansas.
    • Bone Letter, August 1862

    • Correspondence; Health; Military life; Civil War
    • Camp near Washington, Arkansas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he is tired from his long march from Tyler, health is good since leaving, requests a pair of shoes and more clothes and a small mattress and gloves, they are headed for Little Rock. Note: There...
    • Bone Letter, October 14, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military life; Civil War
    • Near Hickory Plains, Ark. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he's not sure why they are moving in a circle unless it's to confuse the enemy, there are heavy rains and the men and horses are sick and weary.
    • Bone Letter, December 19, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military Life; Medicine; Civil War
    • Camp near Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: they are still in camp "doing nothing as fast as ever" and he does not know what their future is, he has bought a good mule to ride, he thinks he may get to come home since a new surgeon has...
    • 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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