Quilts From The Civil War: Nine Projects, Historic Notes, Diary Entries
Notes  Winter, 2. Notes  Daryl M. Brackman, Quilts of the Civil War, I want you Marm to send out an old quilt one that is not worth much. If we stay here all winter it will be worth every thing to us.
Luch says tell his mother send him one of the same kind. Luch and I tent together and if we can have two quilts we can sleep warm, perhaps you can send one that has shielded me from the cold in days past.
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