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Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) to "my darling wife and children"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05201.029 Author/Creator: Hartsuff, Arthur (fl. 1870-1893) Place Written: Fort Omaha, Nebraska Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 April 1893 Pagination: 4 p. ; 20.2 x 25.7 cm.

Summary of Content: re: hopes enjoying Italy and Geneva

Background Information:

People: Hartsuff, Arthur

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: American WestMilitary HistoryHealth and MedicalSoldier's LetterWestward ExpansionAmerican Indian HistoryTravel

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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