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W.H. Hammond letter to wife, ca. 1862

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W.H. Hammond letter to wife, ca. 1862
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This letter from W.H. Hammond was written to his wife from Arlington Heights shortly after leaving home as an enlisted man in the Civil War.

William H. Hammond, at the age of 30, joined the Union Army on a nine-month enlistment in December 1862 and was mustered out, along with the rest of his company, at the end of their enlistments in August 1863.

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