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Photographs Mailed To and Received From Home

Kraig McNutt, who is currently researching a book about the 58th Indiana Infantry, discovered a post office report in the Jan. 29, 1862, issue of Indiana’s Evansville Daily Journal. Addressed to the men of the 40th Indiana Infantry, the report lists the total number of letters—and ambrotypes—sent and received by the troops during the first two weeks of the regiment’s organization.

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