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Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner
			
Camp Logan
April 9th 1863.

Dear Wife
I am happy to inform you that I received a letter from you and 
one from yourself and Sake(?) today.
I have not written to you for three or four days.
My last was quite unkind but I was impatient then.  I thought 
strange that I did not get letters from you but I know it is on 
account of iregularity in the mails.
So here is a kiss for my harshness.
Nothing of much importance has occurred since last I wrote.
Yesterday we were regaled with some rations(?) from Lorenzo 
Thomas Adjutant General U.S. Army.= General McPherson = General 
Logan= Gen McArthur and Brig-Gen. Stephenson.  It was a great 
treat.
Thomas is direct from Washington clothed with the fullest 
authority to commission officers to take charge of negro 
companies and Regiments.  Uncle Abe has at last sensibly 
concluded to arm the darkey and let him fight.  They are not

			
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Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner


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