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Pictures of us

The Spring Campaign Has Begun

April 1861 Dearest Mother, I write to let you know that we are safe. The fighting came close to town as the Union boys are quite infused with the fervor to trounce the Confederates quickly and send them back home. … Continue reading

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Baby Shoe Pattern

Dearest Mrs. Castillo, I so enjoyed visiting with you Saturday last and playing with your precious new baby boy Maximiliano! He will certainly be a delight to you and Mr. Castillo, and a great friend to his older brother Alejandro. … Continue reading

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My dear friend Maggie, I thought you might like this photograph of us that was made in August while we picnicked in the park. I thought it such a lovely image of the four of us, I had one made … Continue reading

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Many thanks for the photographs

Dearest Maggie, I have received the lovely photographs of your relatives and am quite astonished that we have access to such a technology! To imagine that one’s image can be so accurately captured and then mailed to friends and relatives … Continue reading

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A letter to our dear cousin

Dearest cousin, Faithful reader, you are so kind to grace these pages again! My simple words and phrasing shall hopefully express all of the sights and sounds to take in during the recent unpleasantness which took place at Huntington Beach, … Continue reading

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Prado Day 1 Has Been A Delight!

Saturday April 4 has been an absolute delight!  The day was sunny and in the low 70s, some slight breezes, many visitors and reenactors all around.  We were honored to host President Abraham Lincoln in our parlor and shortly after … Continue reading

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Here’s a picture of us

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