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Vermonters in the Civil War

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Vermont soldiers in the Civil War wrote an enormous quantity of letters and diaries, of which many thousands have survived in libraries, historical societies, and in private hands. This collection represents a selection of letters and diaries from the University of Vermont and the Vermont Historical Society.

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Time Period Covered: January 1, 1861 - February 28, 1864 


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Title:   Asa P. Blunt to Roswell Farnham

Creator:  Blunt, Asa P.

Date:  1862-10-13

Resource type:   correspondence

Topics include a pass allowing Roswell Farnham to and from Washington D.C.

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    Title:   Edwin H. Stoughton to Roswell Farnham

    Creator:  Stoughton, Edwin H.

    Date:  1863-01-12

    Resource type:   correspondence

    A brief communication from Brig. Gen. Stoughton to Farnham informing Farnham to withdraw the five (5) Companies and report to his Regiment at once.

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      Title:   Frederick Holbrook to Roswell Farnham

      Creator:  Holbrook, Frederick

      Date:  1862-12-02

      Resource type:   correspondence

      Farnham receives a brief letter from Governor Frederick Holbrook of Vermont writing from Montpelier of Farnham's concerns about soldier vacancies in the Vermont regiments and the method to fill them. Mentions Col. Proctor.

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        Title:   George Prichard, C. C. P. Baldwin, and R. C. Johnson to Roswell Farnham

        Creator:  Prichard, George; Baldwin, C. C. P.; and Johnson

        Date:  1862-10-04

        Resource type:   correspondence

        Topics include the presentation of a horse to Roswell Farnham because of his patriotism.

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          Title:   N. S. Leffnis to Roswell Farnham

          Creator:  Leffnis, N. S.

          Date:  1862-11-21

          Resource type:   correspondence

          Orders to guards to allow Roswell Farnham to travel to and from Washington and Alexandria via Long Bridge by order of General Casey ; N.S. Jeffries, Assist. Adjt. General.

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