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A letter to A. C. Van Raalte from his son, Ben, who reported on the activities of his regiment. He also said, "I sometimes wish that some of those Copperheads in the colony could be here to take part in the fighting and see whether or not they would think so much of the Rebs."
In the field, Altoona Mt.
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Van Raalte, Ben; Jalving, Clarence; and Kennedy, Nella, "A Letter to A. C. Van Raalte from His Son, Ben" (1864). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 230.