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Thomas mulls whether to stay in service with his old regiment or resign to take a teaching position in Clinton. He takes stock of the war's outlook and Abraham Lincoln's death.

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Annapolis, MD


boarding; promotion; solders' pay; Abraham Lincoln

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Armstrong, Thomas Sumption, 1835-1909 -- Correspondence; Armstrong family -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 122nd (1862-1865); United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc.; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination

Letter from Thomas S. Armstrong to William Armstrong



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