In the midst of the Vicksburg campaign, Confederate soldier William Stoker mused to his wife Elizabeth about death. In light of the recent deaths of two friends, Stoker pondered that they were better off gone from this world of “distress and trubble.” He even mentioned that he would be willing to die if it meant he could spend time with his wife and daughter, Priscilla. (By Morgan Mintz)
William Elisha Stoker to Elizabeth E. Stoker, March 30, 1863
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