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A letter to A. C. Van Raalte from his son, Ben, who reported heavy fighting. Our company lost three: Alexander Jonkheer, fatally wounded; Cornelius Den Herder, slightly wounded and Darwin C. Huff received a flesh wound. Through God's mercy, the rest of us came through and were spared but we feel deep sympathy for our boys."
In the field in front of Atlanta, Ga.
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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. 252.