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Well pleased with the change. Hoffman returned to the Island this morning but did not visit our quarters. He tells Gen. Johnson that there is no chance for exchange now. Rcd. 1/2 doz Photographs. Friday June 3d 1864. Morning bright & clear. Warm & pleasant. Write to Mrs. Medora Thayer Hoosic Falls, N. Y. and send my Photagraph to her. Give one to Capt. Gibson and one to Col. Coleman, & Capt MiPchell. 14 (Capt Morgan makes a great blow to night about a "fuss" he and the "Shad" from S. resident of Md.

Rosenburg 1 "WE FORM INTO A MESS" 30th March 1864.

Goodall my thanks for the ham & cakes she & Mrs. Dr. Winston 18 sent me. Reed. one letter from my Father, one from Capt. R. A. Bennett, one from Col Fite & one from Mrs. Medora Thayer. The 107th Ohio, 100 days 16Both officers of Co. C, 7th Tenn. , had surrendered during the Wilderness campaign. Oliver H. Foster (1838-1914) a few weeks later escaped from the island fortress, only to be apprehended in Indiana, sent to Camp Morton, and then transferred to Johnson's Island, where he was paroled in June 1865.

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