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John Bruke Letters

Union Navy soldier | Civil War

Letter from John Burke to Mary Buke February 23th, 1862

Letter from John Burke to Mary Buke February 23th, 1862, in Brooklyn New York Us steamer Massachusetts, as a Gorverment witness  

he tells his wife about the prizes they capered, a women found with coffee, lead soap, and other articles and five other men one was shot and john expected him to die.  he stated that was a valuable heist worth fifty thousand dollars. He Senet $20 to Mary this was half is months pay

 John burke signed the letter from your husband John Burke. Direct James Burke Us steamer Massachusetts Brooklyn New York

end of letter cut out

Last updated on Jun 19, 2023 11:26 AM