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Stauffer, David M. (1845-1913) to "Father"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07713.02.01 Author/Creator: Stauffer, David M. (1845-1913) Place Written: Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 25 July 1858 Pagination: 1 p. ; 30.7 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter dated Back Woods, July 25, 1858 from David M. Stauffer to his father. Writes about his request for lard and butter and how much they cost. Mentions that if his mother wants blackberry jam she will need to send sugar. Gives udpates on other family members. Part of letter torn.

People: Stauffer, David M., 1845-1913

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesNavyArt, Music, Theater, and FilmArchitectureArtilleryAfrican American HistoryMilitary UniformsSoldier's DiaryReligion

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