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Letter sent by Mary Durang to her brother Judge Thomas White on January 6, 1865. Mary writes that she wishes Richard and Harry, Judge White's sons, would leave the Army. She notes that Richard is not even well suited to the army because he has a great sense of justice and sometimes has trouble following orders. She states that the boys' time in the army has been hard on both their parents, especially their mother. Richard's wife has also been negatively affected by her husband's enlistment.
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Durang, Mary, "Letter from Mary Durang to Thomas White, January 6, 1865" (1865). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 124.
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