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Thomas intends to be mustered out honorably and hopes to secure a position in The Select School when he is discharged. He is dismayed by the "loose morals" and licentiousness of the "fashionable world" he has witnessed in Richmond and Washington.

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Washington, DC


camp life; mustering out; teaching; photograph

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Armstrong, Thomas Sumption, 1835-1909 -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 122nd (1862-1865)

Letter from Thomas S. Armstrong to Francis P. Porter



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