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This attitude worked to the advantage of free African Americans. Daisy Roberts Malone, A group of Family Trees of the Early Settlers of Corinth Township. William Henry Perrln (editor}, History Of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties Illinois (Chicago: O. John Reynolds, Pioneer History of Illinois (Chicago: Fergus Printing Co., 1887).

I don't think that they will make a stand up there at all. I suppose what we will start for Memphis in a few days now that is 10 (or 101 or 100??? Well it has not been but a few days since I wrote but I thought that I would write again and let you know that I am well. I just set down to write then I thought that I would make a kind of letter of it.

) miles here this place that they call Pittsburg is no place at all there is only to old buildings here and there is no body lives in them but our officers. I think that we are agoing to stay here and garrison this place from what I can learn. Well the nigger is going to getting supper and I will close I guess. I am going to have bread and lasses and coffee for supper.

A photograph was taken of the above five persons representing the five generations.

Mrs Martha Kennedy, although eighty-five years of age, is still in very fair health.

Richard & Axaphia's children: Ogle 1861-1887 Clyde Twp.

Whiteside Co IL Ola "Dode" 1888-1970 Coffeyville KS Flossie 1889-1921 Coffeyville KS FLorence "Flo" 1891-1983 Virginia De Witt "Dude" 1893-1971 Nowata Co OK Raymond 1894-1894 Coffeyville KS Gretchen 1900- 1976 Coffey Ville KS Leah 1896-1987 Kansas City MO Maxhon H.

1903-1997 El Dorado KS CIVIL WAR LETTERS OF JOSEPH ROBERTS KENNEDY Contributed by Jayne Kennedy Sweger March the 21st 1862, Pittsburg, Tennessee Dear Mother, It is with great pleasure that I take this opportunity to let you know that I am still in the land of the living and enjoying good health which a good lot of our boys cannot say. J R Kennedy I wil send you a list of names of men that have died out of our Co.

John Merllinger is pretty sick; I don't know if he will live through it or not.

Gen Grants Headquarters is in one of them we just got into our tents yesterday for the firt time since we left Camp Derment. I don't know why I have not had any letters from home. I have had no letters from home since we left Memphis and some time before. Our post master went up to Jackson this afternoon on the train to get the mail. I got a big ledger up in the court house and I don't do much but practice writing. I want you to send Harveys and Bubs pictures as soon as possible.

The weather is fine here the fruit trees are all in blossom 2 weeks ago. I don't know whether you have wrote and they have not got here yet. Yours very respectfully, Joseph R Kennedy, Bolivar, Tenn.

Well I suppose that you are very anxious to hear from me well the reason I did not write sooner was that I had no chance to send them home for there was no boats a going down the river but there is over too going down.