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Fredericksburg. Augur’s reinforcements have passed through; as the troops went forward they were met by the ambulances from the front full of wounded men, who thrust our their poor hands and waves, and weakly cheered them. Mrs. ---‘s…

Fredericksburg, May 19. All right. Hard work, dirt and death everywhere. Mrs. Gibbons arrived last night and she and her daughter are assigned to a fearful place and are working hard. Men are brought in and stowed away in filthy places called…

Fredericksburg, Monday, 16th. Dear Mother : Charley’s note was brought to me to-day by Charley Coit. How good it is to get a line the same day on which it is written! Mr. Clark and all the gentlemen were interested in reading it. I have almost…

Fredericksburg, Sun, May 15. Dear Mother : Charley all safe by to-day’s report as enclosed. Mrs. Barlow and I at Fredericksburg—town full of badly wounded, Commission feeding all the houses, for men are put in anywhere, the regular…

Belle Plain of the Potomac, May 13, ‘64 Dear Jane : On the Sanitary Commission boat, pulling up to the shore the Government flat-boat of horse and cavalry recruits. There are no docks and the supplies are landed by pontoons—a constant…

May 21st, 1864. MY DEAR MOTHER I HAVE written very little to any one since I have been here. There has been no suitable time. The suffering here beggars all description, only better than Gettysburg because we do not have to leave them on the…

Fredericksburg, Va., May 20, 1864. MY DEAR SISTER WE have an awful time here. Have to submit to seeing the men fed with hard tack and coffee. Supplies are very limited, scarcely any soft bread reached us. There is no end to the wounded, they…

Fredericksburg, Va., May 14, 1864. MY DEAR SISTER I Know not what I have written and I scarcely know that I shall write intelligibly now, but I write that I am this moment writing in a splendid house of an F.F.V. I came here to see some of the…

Fredericksburg, Va. MY DEAR MOTHER I was the first and only Union woman in the city. I believe today there were some of Miss Dix's nurses came thru. I have good quarters. We calculate there are 14,000 wounded in the town; the Secesh help none, so…

DEAR ELLEN:

It is some date and I am in Fredericksburg city. I do not know where Doctor is. On going ashore at Belle Plain we were met with hordes of wounded soldiers who had been able to walk from the Wilderness battlefield to this point. They…