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The letter was written from camp at Duffield's Station, Jefferson County, [West] Virginia and contains complaints about food and camp hardships; mentions being surrounded by federal troops; personal news; mentions Col. The generals who fought the war were nearly all West Pointers; most had also attended the staff college at Fort Leavenworth. Air Force) also used specially trained nurses as part of their flight evacuation program. Either we have the right to democratic dissent and criticism of these policies or we all lie down and let the leader, the Fuhrer, do what is best, while we follow uncritically, and obey whatever he commands.

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