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This three-page letter, dated December 15, 1864, was sent from Andrew Baxter Springs to Confederate Congressman F. B. Sexton. In the letter, Springs expresses his optimism about the Civil War, with specific references about Union general William T. Sherman and Confederate commander Robert E. Lee. Springs also extends an invitation to Sexton to the spend the Congressional holiday recess with him at his plantation, Springfield.

 
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