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Authentic Letters To and From Soldiers
Civil War Documents
67th Pennsylvania Soldier's Letter About Friend "Shot Through his Coat"
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Here is an original Civil War soldier's letter home. This one was written from Private William Hawk of the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry. Hawk enlisted on August 28th 1861 in the 67th Pennsylvania. He was wounded on June 15th 1863 at Winchester, Virignia. He was discharged for wounds according to the records. He is writing home on October 8th 1862. He writes his friends in a very cool manner with simple spelling. He tells of receiving letters. inside the letter, he tells of a friend (Linford) that was in a "Batel alreaty when he was in that last batel he gott shot throo his coat on the left arm and he is not yet wounded." The letter is written on patriotic stationery with the image of the U.S. Capitol. It is accompanied by the envelope address to Lehigh County Pennsylvania. A brief printout of Hawk's service accompanies the letter.

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