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Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner
			
doubt obtain suficeint numbers of recruits to fill up the 
regiment speedily.  The Old black women and children are being 
put on plantations to raise crops this summer.  
How does Ella get along?  Can Jamie read any yet?  And what has 
the "Scupltor" to say for his "Pa" ?  It is too hard that I must 
stay away until our babes forget me!  Is it not?  14 days more 
and it will be 16 months since I saw you or them but if we all 
live it will not be 16 more nor half of it.  Direct to me at 
Millikins Bend La 9th La Vols. A.D. 

Here is a thousand kisses I am gone! I am on my way to Dixie!

Jacob Brunner
1st Lt. 9th La Vols A.D

			
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Letter from Jacob Bruner to Martha J. Bruner


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