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To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS June 27 [1864], Philadelphia Not a day has passed since your letter came in which you have not been thought if not spoken of here but I have not written, waiting from day to day to know when we were going so as to tell you how…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS [c. December 1863], Philadelphia Dear Annie, You don’t know how it touches me that you should sit down at odd moments to say a word to me–just because it must be said—so different that is from a set letter. I never have…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS June 3, [1863], Philadelphia Dear Annie I waited to finish this before writing so that I could send it in—I hope Mr Fields will like it. But I’m afraid it is too long for one number and it would not be condensed so I leave…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDSOctober 9, [1862], Wheeling My dear Annie I wonder if you think western savages are ungrateful. I meant to answer your letter very soon, but since then, my sister and mother[1] have been ill, and I, tired out, most of the time in…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS August 28, [1862], Wheeling My dear Annie  Your letter did me so much good the other day. These are sad lonesome days for us here. The war is surging up close about us. O Annie if I could put into your and every true woman’s…

To ANNIE ADAMS FIELDS July 10, [1862], Baltimore   Dear Annie and Annie’s vis-a-vis at the breakfast table—for I hope you are there—that I may say good morning. I hope the sun is glinting on the ivy trailed over the vase—and that the sea…
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