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The Letters of Felix Voltz, Ms1993-021

June 2, 1865

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June 2nd / 65
Camp at Arlington Hydes

Dear Brths & Sisters

Yours dated May 24th came with great Pleasure to hand. I was very much Pleased to hear from same. I was very sorry to hear such bad news from Duchene Family Specialy to hear in what Reght Joe Enlisted in and know in his grave that their is no chance no more for me to hear from him or even to see him again. Dr Brth [Dear Brother] I must let you know that I see Brother John last week and his stayd with me all that day and that night Dear Brthr you can immagine how sursprised I was to see a Brother that I have not seen in such a long time.

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Dear Brother I have another favor to ask of you I have A leseice [lice] on Me it is what they call the Camp Edge. I tented with one of our Drummers named Fred Remmel and he had it bad and he send home for some Medicine he says he dont know the name of it but the Drum Major is now home on A furlough now I supposed you have seen him before this and he had it and used some of this medicine and it cured him and wish you would ask Joe Roach about it I wish you would see to it as soon as possible and send it by Mail if you send it by Mail it will be here in about three days I will close for this time so good day I remain your truly Brother.

Felix Voltz

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