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George contemplates his good fortune to have survived so much combat and offers his sister Francis consolation for her anxiety about him. George describes the aftermath of victory at Vicksburg.
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death (military); Secesh; Abraham Lincoln; prisoners
Porter, George Washington, 1838-1888 -- Correspondence; Porter familiy -- Correspondence; United States. Army. Corps, 17th (1862-1865); Siege of Vicksburg (Mississippi : 1863)
Porter, George W., "Letter from George W. Porter to Francis P. Porter" (1863). Harvey Collection Letters. 234.
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