Finding aid and full-text typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3173. Letter, 4 October 1863, from “Albert” to his wife Nellie. From Lexington, Kentucky, he discusses arrangements for her forthcoming visit, describes a painful inflammation affecting his face, and tells her of his military accommodations. He also notes the “howl” of a band in camp expected to play at guard mountings and dress parades.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Civil War, 1861-1865 - Lexington, Kentucky (SC 3173)" (2018). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 4393.