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1 letter with patriotic envelope from George Emit Crandall, Company K, 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry to his mother Mary Crandall. The envlope has the Seal of the State of Wisconsin on the American Flag. Deck Bridge No. 47 February 2, [1862 ], Missouri Dear Mother, I thought I would write a few lines to let you know I am well and I hope this will find you the same as well. I saw [illegible] tonight. We had some snow. I am sorry that you and Malvina had a fuss. [Illegible]it also happens when I get to write I [illegible] camping with Henry one there is also something turned out never write [illegible] I won't have any more to say about it. We have got well, [and] I hope this will find you the same. It is pretty late it is about [illegible] will have to stop party. So I hope that you won't be mad at me [illegible] none whether you will read it to [illegible] I ain't tell you my news. You must write all the news you can find out. We can't hear any news around. Take good care of the children, Mary your youngest. Write often, as often as you can and tell Emily I would like to see her. You must be a good girl and write as soon as you get this. I am glad you don't try to make a fuss. I don't know whether you will [illegible]do not. Hope you didn't. Mother, you must not [illegible]. You know that they are also making some fuss, but don't tell anything to any one about it. Write as soon as you get this. You [illegible] for this time. From Emit
Letter of from George Emmett Crandall to his mother Mary Crandall -THE CIVIL WAR -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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