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Bedford Branch Library
8575 Jackman Rd. Temperance, MI 48182 Phone: (734) 847-6747
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Blue Bush Branch Library
2210 Blue Bush Road Monroe, MI 48162-9643 Phone: (734) 242-4085
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Carleton Branch Library
1444 Kent Street Carleton, MI 48117-0267 Phone: (734) 654-2180
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Dorsch Memorial Branch Library
18 East First Street Monroe, MI 48161-2227 Phone: (734) 241-7878
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144 East Main Street Dundee, MI 48131-1202 Phone: (734) 529-3310
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Ellis Library & Reference Center
3700 South Custer Rd. Monroe 48161-9716 Phone: (734) 241-5277
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Erie Branch Library
2065 Erie Rd. Erie, MI 48133-9757 Phone: (734) 848-4420
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2881 Nadeau Road Monroe, MI 48162-9355 Phone: (734) 289-1035
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Ida Branch Library
3016 Lewis Ave. Ida, MI 48140-0056 Phone: (734) 269-2191
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1135 East Second Street Monroe, MI 48161-1920 Phone: (734) 241-5577
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Maybee Branch Library
9060 Raisin St. Maybee, MI 48159-0165 Phone: (734) 587-3680
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Newport Branch Library
8120 N. Dixie Hwy. Newport, MI 48166-9703 Phone: (734) 586-2117
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Rasey Memorial Branch Library
4349 Oak, Box 416 Luna Pier, MI 48157-4572 Phone: (734) 848-4572
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2664 Vivian Road Monroe, MI 48162-9212 Phone: (734)241-1430
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5676 Carleton Rockwood Road S. Rockwood, MI 48179 Phone: (734) 379-3333
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The heat has been so oppressive that our men have hardly felt able to drill.  Last evening we had a fine Southern shower.  The sky suddenly darkened, a powerful gust of wind which lasted a few moments and then the rain came down in torrents, filling the ditches and flooding those tents which had not been surrounded by trenches.  The tents at first did not shed rain, and the men slept in rather damp berths.  This is an inconvenience comparatively small, to others we  have been obliged to suffer, such as the use of impure water, too warm to be fit to drink; sleeping on pebbly ground without straw, irregular and short rations etc, etc.  There’s considerable sickness in the Regiment.  Private Siezor of Co. A was taken quite sick last night with cramps, headache and severe pain in his back and sides.  The Hospital stores have been quite incomplete, and hunger adds misery to the lot of those unfortunate fellows in the hospital.  Knaggs of Co. A is slowly regaining strength by aid of chicken broth and such other comforts as the kindness of his comrades can procure for him.  There are probably a dozen others of our Co. who are on the sick list but have kept out of the hospital.   

Private A.B. Parsons of Co. C was buried yesterday.  Private Wm. Hucksford of Co. D who injured his spine when bathing at Harrisburg is dead.  Private Rouse of Co. K who was left at Harrisburg Hospital, on account of injuries he received by falling from the cars the morning after we left Elmirs, cannot live, so the Surgeon informed us yesterday.  Privates Gravit and Cisco are discharged on account of their health, and will be sent home to Monroe this week.

Col. Woodbury sent in a requisition for blank cartridges yesterday but was told there were none to be had.  We shall be furnished with a few rounds of ball cartridges today for target practice.

There are a great many letters written in the Regiment.  The Chaplain, our Post Master, says the number of letters sent out each week is about 3000.  The Sutlers of our Regiment are doing a large business, the men improving the first opportunity to realize on their labor, by purchasing lemons, herring, raisins, sugar, cigars, etc, etc.  Probably from $100 to $200 of such stuff is sold every day here.  The Sutler issues 5c and 10c checks, which are used as currency by the soldiers.

We shall probably leave here as soon as we are fully equipped and furnished with ammunition.  I think we shall leave in a week or ten days for some point in Virginia.   

(A late letter from Captain Luce mentions that as the boys are learning to cook, they are now faring better than at first.  We have no doubt that much of the poor fare of which the boys complain has been attributable to a lack of knowledge in this respect—Ed Cox)
 

Publication Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 1861
Bygone Categories: 
Civil War
Bygone Tags: 
Siezor
Knaggs
Parsons
A.B.
Hucksford
Wm.
Rouse
Gravit
Cisco
Woodbury
Col.
Luce
Captain
Bygone Source: 
Monroe Commercial
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