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Dear Martha

Letters to Martha J. Bogart Misemer of Athens, Tennessee,
from her husband, brothers, brother-in-law and nephews,
1861 to 1865.

Martha’s husband and three of her brothers served in the 3rd Tenn Cavalry.
Her husband and two brothers died in the explosion on the Sultana
during the prisoner exchange at the end of the war,
27 Apr 1865.

Original letters and transcripts are property of Mary Alton
COPYRIGHT May 1998 Mary Alton
Included on Judy’s Stuff at Rootsweb Freepages with permission of the owner.

The letters.
Punctuation added but no spelling corrected. When a word is unclear, I have added a (?)
and all additional information is in parentheses. Illegible words are indicated as ????.
Good Reading!! Mary Alton 5/98

Identification of people named in these letters.
Identification by Mary Alton, Alfred McFee, and Judy Reustle.
Corrections, revisions and additional information are invited.
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