rciful and kind to us, and how thankless and sinful I have been!
I pray that he may continue his mercies and blessings to us and give us a little peace and rest together in this world, and finally gather us and all he has given us around his throne in the world to come.
The President has just arrived, and I must bring my letter to a close.
God bless you all.
And on July 10, 1864: I was pleased, on the arrival of my little courier this morning, to hear that you were better, and that Custis Morgan (a pet squirrel) was still among the missing.
I think the farther he gets from you the better you will be. The shells have scattered the poor inhabitants in Petersburg, so that many of the churches are closed.
Indeed, they have been visited by the enemy's shells.
Mr. Platt, pastor of the principal Episcopal Church, had services at my headquarters today.
The services were under the trees, and the discourse on the subject of salvation.
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