Confederate private William E. Stoker, of the 18th Texas Volunteer Infantry worried about his wife Betty and youngdaughter Priscilla, as they took care of the farm without him. Stoker wrote home about the grueling marches across Arkansas and the limited supplies, including quality food, tobacco, and writing supplies. Stoker could not “keep from weepping” when thinking about Betty raising a child and doing everything by herself. (By David Gillespie)
William Elisha Stoker to Elizabeth E. Stoker, September 7-8, 1862
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