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23 January1864
exact date of 23 of January 1864
day of the month 23 January 1864
calendar day - 01 of January year - 1864
month of Januarydecade of the 1860s.
1800s century

To: Miss Mary L. Merrick
Ithaca, Tompskin, New York.

From: John L. Knapp 9th Indiana Company
General Hospital No.3, Chattanooga, Tennessee.


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Dear Friend Mary
Your most welcomed "" at home came to hand yesterday and I was turely glad to hear from you as I always am Well Mary you see by the heading of this letter that I have left Nashville I came to this place nearly a month ago with Major HDHatton Surgeon in charge at "" So you see he thinks considerable of me as he would not have wanted me to come with him and be on duty where he is Well Mary

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is an honorable place Well it is next to knows place at all but there is a great deal going on in the army of the cumberland being camped in and around the town There is known people here but those that "" the Blue clothes have some Rebs but they are in the hospital Well I guess I can it after months more six days and maybe less You may look for more down in old Tompskin you will be home by that time I presume I shall "" and