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Coward UNDATED 2.pdf
Letter from Asbury Coward to his future wife Elise. This letter was written while Coward was still a cadet at The Citadel.

Coward 18641004.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He tells her about a close call he had on the battlefield and about the fighting in general.

Coward 18630723.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He tells her about what is going on in Richmond and all the parties he has been attending. He also wonders why they are still in Richmond when there are troops needed elsewhere.

Coward 18630722.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He tells her that her brother, John, is sick and that he plans to bring him to his camp where he can look after him.

Coward 18630214.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He teases his wife and talks about their daughter. He also talks about furloughs and how hard it is to get one. He mentions a social gathering and that his regiment is to move locations.

Coward 18630122.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He has just received a letter from her and talks about his daughter and what she could be like. He also tells her that he is sending her money and that she needs to be more guarded after a theft in…

Coward 18620918.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He talks about the fighting he has been engaged in and how he was knocked off his horse by an exploding shell.

Coward 18620728.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He writes that he is anxious about sickness and that he has been promoted to Major. He tells her that he will not be getting a furlough and that they will soon be on the move again.

Coward 18611226.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He talks about his troops not wanting to re-enlist and how he plans to resign his command and start his own regiment if things do not get better. He also mentions James being sick and wanting a new…

Coward 18610724.pdf
Letter written by Asbury Coward to his wife Elise. He tells her how the Southern forces have triumphed and describes some of the battle. He tells her about the various wounds that men they know have received.
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