January 16, 2012

"Rain, rain, rain! Will it never cease?'

Location: Munfordville, KY, USA
Union Army Winter Quarters (Mathew Brady via Fold 3.com: ID B-265)
A letter from Lieut. Ben Ober of Company K, 77th Pennsylvania, at Camp Wood discussing the miserable weather, relationships with fugitive slaves, army movements, and a death in his company--that of Corp. Maris Alexander of Martic Township.

From the January 25, 1862, Daily Evening Express: (alternate link)

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