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A letter of Dirk Van Raalte to his parents in Holland, reporting on his experiences in the army. Dirk continues to work in the hospital. The camp is about one-half mile out of town. Dirk assures his mother that he is getting enough to eat.
Bowling Green [KY]
The original documents are held in the Albertus C. Van Raalte Collection (M300) or the Dirk B.K. Van Raalte Collection (M301) in Heritage Hall, Hekman Library, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI. The Van Raalte material in Heritage Hall has since been reorganized.
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Van Raalte, Dirk, "A Letter of Dirk Van Raalte to His Parents in Holland" (1863). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 162.