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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:   Roswell Farnham to ?

    Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

    Date:  1862-09-22

    Resource type:   correspondence

    A special order for the Twelfth Regiments to report to Brattleboro.

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      Title:   Roswell Farnham to Laura

      Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

      Date:  1862-10-04

      Resource type:   correspondence

      Topics include the expectation of being mustered, having a review and inspection, and receiving their pay.

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        Title:   Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]

        Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

        Date:  1862-10-09

        Resource type:   correspondence

        Topics include the journey to Jersey City and then on to Annapolis Junction.

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          Title:   Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]

          Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

          Date:  1862-11-17

          Resource type:   correspondence

          Topics include arranging for Mary Farnham to come visit camp with either Mrs. Blunt or Mrs. Vaughn and the necessary arrangements.

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            Title:   Roswell Farnham to [Mary Farnham]

            Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

            Date:  1862-10-26

            Resource type:   correspondence

            Topics include the improvement of Roswell Farnham’s foot injury and money issues at home.

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              Title:   Roswell Farnham to [Mary Farnham]

              Creator:  Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

              Date:  1862-11-02

              Resource type:   correspondence

              Topics include the movement of the regiment from Capitol Hill to Camp Seward and down across Hunting Creek and finally setting up camp on the Potomac near Mount Vernon.

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