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A letter to A. C. Van Raalte from his son, Ben, reporting on the activities of his regiment. "The Rebs are getting discouraged...One day sixty deserters came over and now there are more every day so that nearly a whole company has been taken as prisoners."
Camp 25th Michigan in the field
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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. 232.