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Excerpt of letter to Miss Helen M. Adam from William B.T. Although the writer of this letter has not been identified, he makes some interesting observations about "the storm that is soon to break upon us."

Ford Camp near Somerville

13th April 64

it is reported the Yankees have been reinforced here some fifteen or twenty thousand but they seem to be very quiet, I am afraid the present calm only betoken the storm that is soon to break upon us with all its fury, but we must try and meet it with strong arms and stout hearts and leave the issue to the all wise Ruler of the Universe.

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