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Letter sent by Thomas White to his wife Catherine White from Baltimore on May 27, 1864. Judge White reports that their son Richard has been captured by the Confederates. [This is after their other son Harry had already been imprisoned.] Judge White tells his wife that she should not worry, however, because Richard was reported unhurt.
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White, Thomas, "Letter from Thomas White to Catherine White, May 27, 1864" (1864). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 117.
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