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Naughty Love Letters From The Civil War

I am but a sword without a scabbard to call home.

Photo art by Ryan Zaharako — actress Agnes Robinson by Mathew Brady, Maj. Gen. William F. Barry via Wikimedia Commons

My very dear wife,

Indications are very strong that we shall engage the enemy presently, perhaps on the morrow. Lest I not be able to write you again, I am compelled to scribble a few lines that may fall under your eye in the loneliest of nights.

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