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Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner
			
to be able to assist in this new as I believe successful 
experiment.
There are two Lieut. Brunners in this regt  Both first Lieuts.  
Myself and Ed. Brunner formerly a Sergt in the 23 Ind. Vols.
Do you remember the two jewelry peddlers whom the boys mobbed one 
night in Antwerp and caught one an took him before the Sheriff & 
fined him while the others escaped with the jewelry?  Well the 
one that ran away is a 1st Lieut. in this regt!  He is from the 
32nd Ohio and was captured at Harper's Ferry last summer!  He has 
seen hard service no doubt and perhaps is a very worthy young 
man.  
We were paid on the 24th inst. For four months I drew 84 dollars 
but owed some money which I was compelled to borrow here

			
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Jacob Bruner Papers

Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner


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