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Local Civilian Reactions

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Accounts of the conditions in Fredericksburg by citizens.

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A LETTER written from Fredericksburg after the battle of the Wilderness says:—

"In a guano ware-house a magnificent veteran, leaning against the wall with his blouse on (to protect him from the cold of the bricks) whose left sleeve and…

Friday - May 31st

AN ACCOUNT OF THE REIGN OF TERROR

My Dear Children

Having heard of an opp-- (opportunity to send a letter--FEW) to Richmond I hasten to write to your although I am so nervous I can scarcely hold a pen in my hand. We have…