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A letter to Mrs. A. C. Van Raalte from her son, Ben, who reported that Dirk continues to improve. He is up and around now. "The poor Rebs who fall into my hands are going to pay for Dirk's arm."
Gen. Hospital 23rd A.C. Marietta, Ga.
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Van Raalte, Ben; Jalving, Clarence; and Kennedy, Nella, "A Letter to Mrs. A. C. Van Raalte from Her Son, Ben" (1864). Van Raalte Papers: 1860-1869. 266.