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Bope, Conrad (1839-1917) to Eliza Jane Bope

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.03.04 Author/Creator: Bope, Conrad (1839-1917) Place Written: Cleveland, Ohio Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 January 1862 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope ; 19.8 x 24.7 cm.

Conrad Bope writes to his sister. Comments it is the New Year and they have nothing to do. Brother John is well and in his tent as he writes. Reports he was on picket duty and once the bridge is rebuilt over the Green River, they will march to Bowling Green. Mentions that butter sells for twenty-five cents per pound and asks her to send him some. Letterhead has the logo "United We Stand Divided We Fall" and Kentucky underneath. Envelope has images and wording.

Conrad Bope enlisted on 5 September 1861 in Ohio as a private. He was mustered into "K" Co. Ohio 49th Infantry.

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