Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

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Woolsey Family during the War.

October 6, 2012

Woolsey family letters during the War for the Union

Abby Howland Woolsey to her sister, Goergeanna.

New York, October 6th.

Jane wishes me to tell you that she leaves here by the same route that you took for Portsmouth Grove, on Wednesday, 8 A. M. She has sent word to Sarah to meet her on the train at New Haven. . . .

Charley proposes that you shall call your house the (H)’Omestead, in compliment to F. L. Olmsted.

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