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A letter of Ben Van Raalte, to his mother, Christine, describing his life in the army. He thanked his mother for sending him some stationery. He has enough now and also does not need more clothing.
Camp near Mossey Creek, Tennessee
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, Ben, "A Letter of Ben Van Raalte, to His Mother, Christine" (1864). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 216.