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 Posted: Fri Apr 26th, 2013 02:53 am
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Albert Sailhorst

Joined: Mon Sep 12th, 2005
Location: Aledo, Illinois USA
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Accents, then as today, are regional. For example, a Virginia accent is different from a Tennessee accent is different from Texas, etc....Then, it varied from social class.

You're best bet: read diaries and letters, especially those written by soldiers who were barely literate, as they tended to spell phonetically and use less syntax.....

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