December 14, 1863

Adjutant’s Office 20th Maine Vols, Camp at Rappahannock’s Station, Va.

Dear Brother:

I have enjoyed a luxury this evening in the receipt of your note “No 43) it is with the greatest satisfaction that I have read it – and not only satisfaction but I have received much benefit from it. Your letters always good this is very good – and I am thankful that I have correspondence with those who have an  interest in my spiritual wellness. […]

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

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