1863 DOCTOR'S WIFE WRITES DR. BRAGG - "HE IS STILL FROM HOME TO BE SOME BENEFIT TO OUR NOBLE WOUNDED TO THE LATE BATTLE FIELD"0MV173
(CIVIL WAR - GETTYSBURG). MRS. J.B.VAN DEUSEN. Autograph Letter Signed, Kingston, July 10, 1863. Four pages, 8vo. Mere days after the main fighting at Gettysburg; to Dr. Bragg..."My husband was and is still from home when your letter came and a desire to be of some benefit to our noble wounded, took him to the late battle field, hence the delay." Concerned for her easily misled stepson soldier she writes "If he has bad associates I see no prospects of his being good, he is so easily led astray." VG.
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