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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney

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Title: Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney


  • Barney, Valentine G., 1834-1889


  • Barney,Maria, 1833-1884

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: September 22, 1862


Writing from Camp Parole topics include a hard march to the camp near Annapolis, being paroled and possibly being sent out West to fight the Indians or sent to home state and a detailed description of an engagement at Harpers Ferry (West Virginia) that included heavy fire, skirmishing Rebels, Union soldiers abandoning their posts, troops falling back, white flag raised by the Union soldiers, men discarding their revolvers and swords, mingling of the Confederates with the Union men as comrades in arms.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-02-07, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed October 05, 2015)

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