Miller, Michael Murray (1861-1864) to Lile Miller
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02155.025 Author/Creator: Miller, Michael Murray (1861-1864) Place Written: Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 December 1861 Pagination: 4 p. ; 18.4 x 11.8 cm.
Written at Camp Pierpont to his wife. Complains that his wife does not write to him enough. Notes that the doctor gave his company a dose of medicine after they stood picket in the rain. Discusses the Christmas holiday in camp: a dress parade took place, the brass band played, and the soldiers had only bread and coffee to eat.
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