May 25, 1862 from Diamond Hill

Boys of Diamond Hill

Boys of Diamond Hill

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May 25, 1862; Pressley Boyd writes his father from the hospital in Manchester, Virginia. He and Daniel were both sick at the time. He gives news of and asks after other friends. He notes that Daniel had sent money home with their captain, Warren Allen. He said that Allen would visit and give Mr. Boyd all the news of the war. It is mentioned that Andrew was planning to enlist and Pressley expressed the wish that he stay home, saying that the family had already contributed four members and that was enough.

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