August 11, 1863

Camp 20th Maine Vols., Beverly Ford Va.

Dear Brother N.

Once more upon the Rappahannock! after much marching, considerable fighting and some chasing “Rebels” we have got back to, and are now encamped on the banks of the same river that we were on before we started. […]

Holman Melcher to his brother, Nathaniel Melcher [Holman Melcher Papers]


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