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Caroline and Cecil Burleigh letters, undated

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& I have no doubt you will get it although the old fellow cant be trusted over night As I said before the only thing needed is your presence & I trust so soon as you are rid of your paroll [sic] you will join us without delay Paddock it seems thought better of comeing [sic] home with a regular furlough. Has Pardee given you any trouble about staying so long Suppose you won't thank him to help you back this time. Lt Doolittle has been promoted to 1st Lt Co K. Hawley has resigned from compulsion H Tar has been promoted to Adjt although his commission has not been received yet I might have said acting Adjt. E Doolittle is 1st Lt D. Co. We are now encamped on the finest location I have ever seen & are haveing [sic] fine times only drilling two hours daily. I Co. now expects 26 men for duty. Spence is well but [illegible] a little yet. The regt have their arms in the best condition that I have ever seen them since they were given out One would allmost [sic] think they were plated With kind regards to your wife & family I remain Yours truly E D Dickerman