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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.


MG130 Box 2 1863 May 25


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