Your Husband, Ben: Letters from the Civil War, Part 5

Elmira Cornet Band, June 1861 Detail
Detail of a photograph of the Elmira Cornet Band, 1861. Credit:

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  1. Robert Lamkein says:

    I own a house of a Civil War artillery corporal …..the mention of death in these letters seems almost casual…..just like our Covid death counts. And then I think of the trail that the World Trade Center deaths led us down….it is so hard to ponder in a Christian framework!

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