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A letter to Christine Van Raalte from her brother, Ben, who writes that "Gen. Sherman looks like an old broken-down farmer but he's a sharper. I have had the pleasure of seeing most of the generals in this army." The battle for Atlanta is furious.
In the field in front of Atlanta, Ga.
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Van Raalte, Ben; Jalving, Clarence; and Kennedy, Nella, "A Letter to Christine Van Raalte from Her Brother, Ben" (1864). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 250.