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Letter from Sam Love to Father & Mother, 1864-01-22

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: 69
Letter: Love, Samuel B. to Father & Mother
Letter: Love, Samuel B. to Father & Mother

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Correspondence (87 letters and fragments) and a Dallas Morning News article. Letters are arranged chronologically, individually enclosed and then organized into folders by decade. The folders lay flat in an oversized box.

The correspondence deals primarily with the daily life of soldiers, troop movements and battles fought. Requests are often made for news from home. The newspaper article gives a detailed description of the assassination of Robert Love.


  • 1864-01-22



1 Sheets

Language of Materials



Benton, MS. States to his parents he had just heard of Cyrus (CW) being shot or killed. Speaks of a battle where a cannon ball landed 2 feet from him and did not explode. Speaks again of the high prices for things. Has to give 7 cows for a horse when he returns home


Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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