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Cherry, Kate (fl. 1864) to Joseph Maitland [incomplete]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03523.10.247 Author/Creator: Cherry, Kate (fl. 1864) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: n.d. Pagination: 2 p. ; 19.7 x 12.2 cm.

Written to Joseph M. Maitland from cousin Kate Cherry. Expects to come down with the measles soon. Reports she will reluctantly begin training as a school teacher as it "...is the only way at present to obtain any money." Says she will board in a home with a melodeon and hopes to improve her musical skills. Incomplete letter.

Joseph Maitland enlisted on 8 August 1862 as a Private. He was mustered into "G" Co. OH 95th Infantry. He was mustered out 31 May 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.

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