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H. Austin; Susan Austin; August 3rd, 1864; American Civil War 1861 1865. Regimental histories; American Civil War 1861 1865. Personal Narratives; American Civil War 1861 1865. Social conditions 19th century; American Civil War 1861 1865. Social life and customs 19th century; American Civil War 1861 1865. War Work Carpentry; American Civil War 1861 1865. Nashville (TN) -- History -- 19th Century; American Civil War 1861 1865. Labor; American Civil War 1861 1865. Country life Wisconsin;
Hiram Austin, H., "1864-08-03, Hiram to Susan" (1864). H. Austin Civil War correspondence. 5.
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