In the letter Sanborn describes staffing, patients, illnesses, and conditions at the local military hospital. He mentions that several Alabamians are being treated there and observes that the facility is well-stocked but "badly managed": "It is not...
In the letter he discusses clothing he and other men need; poor conditions in camp; mutual acquaintances (including the Halls' son, Alex); and interactions with the Union troops. He also observes that "The war is down to a business now...I am...
This letter was written a few months before the Battle of the Bulge In it Brooks observes that the Belgians are nice and that some of them speak English well. He also mentions that the winters are very cold there. "Letters from Home" were weekly...
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