126th New York Infantry soldier's letter
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Soldier's Letter, 4 pages, 8vo., Headquarters 2nd Corps in the Field, Near Petersburg, Va., July 14th 1864. George S. Youngs (Co. G, 126th New York Infantry) writes to his Mother.

"...I am sorry to say that the 'boys' generally have lost confidence which they reposed in General Grant at the opening of the campaign. They say he hasn't Pemberton to fight now and are inclined to think that Lee is fully a match for him..."

For full transcription of the letter, please see the scans.

Comes with the original postally used cover. Fine. Small piece missing at the top of the letter which does not affect the text.

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126th New York Infantry soldier's letter

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