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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:   Solomon G. Heaton to Father

Creator:  Heaton, Solomon G.

Date:  1861-11-17

Resource type:   correspondence

Topics include the cold weather at Camp Griffin.

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    Title:   Solomon G. Heaton to Mother

    Creator:  Heaton, Solomon G.

    Date:  1861-12-25

    Resource type:   correspondence

    Topics include a brief account of Thanksgiving and Christmas at Camp Griffin.

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      Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

      Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

      Date:  1861-08-09

      Resource type:   correspondence

      Topics include the measures taken by the camp to secure their safety.

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        Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

        Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

        Date:  [1861]-09-14

        Resource type:   correspondence

        Topics include Wheelock G. Veazey’s position as field officer of the day, the lack of sleep the soldiers are experiencing, and the ease with which the Rebels could attack the Regiment.

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          Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

          Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

          Date:  [1861]-09-22

          Resource type:   correspondence

          Topics include an attack made on the Californians and a counterattack, as well as Wheelock G. Veazey’s personal opinion on the difference between killing a rebel and murder.

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            Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

            Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

            Date:  [1861]-09-25

            Resource type:   correspondence

            Topics include a skirmish in which a Rebel officer was taken prisoner and Wheelock G. Veazey’s black servant that he hired to work for him.

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              Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

              Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

              Date:  1861-11-09

              Resource type:   correspondence

              Topics include the cold nights and the toll it takes and Wheelock G. Veazey’s responsibilities in camp.

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                Title:   Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

                Creator:  Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

                Date:  [1861]-11-14

                Resource type:   correspondence

                Topics include a few items Wheelock G. Veazey would like his wife Julia to send him and concern that his horse will die.

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