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5-25-1963

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Letter sent by William Gustin Lowry (Gus) to his sister Margaret Judson Lowry (Mag) from the head quarters of the 62nd Regiment on May 25, 1863. Gus writes that some of the letters he has written to family and friends have been lost. One of these had contained money he was sending to his sister. He reports that he and his friends are well. Gus mentions that he received a letter from Mr. Mateer which complimented him on never turning his back to the enemy; Gus notes that he has had to do just that on some occasions. Gus reminds his sister that she can always come to him for money.

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MG130 Box 2 1863 May 25

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United States, Army, Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 62nd (1861-1865), Civil War, 1861-1865, Personal narratives, Lowry, William Gustin, 1836-1863, Correspondence

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The digitized images of letters, photographs, and other items from the Moorhead and Civil War Soldiers Collections in the "Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War" exhibit are the property of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Special Collections and University Archives. These images may only be used for non-commercial, educational purposes under "Fair Use" guidelines. For additional information contact: Special Collections and University Archives, Stapleton Library, 724-357-3039, Email: hwick@iup.edu

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Indiana University of Pennsylvania Special Collections and University Archives; Moorhead Collection

Letter from William Gustin Lowry to Margaret Judson Lowry, May 25, 1863

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