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if you heard he was [[underline]] killed [[/underline]] on the night of July 4th at 10:30. This is a dreadful war but I hope it will soon be over. Herbert went out to one of his men that was calling for help (he was wounded) and a shell burst and killed him instantly. We had a beautiful letter from his Lieut. Col ^[[Crane]] and one from [[insertion]] Lieut. [[/insertion]] William P. Bledsoe. He is Buried in "Bonvillers" [[strikethrough]] about [[/strikethrough]] we think about fifty miles North of Paris. He was killed at Couland. O! My heart is broken
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