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Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton

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Title: Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton


  • Barton, Hiram H., 1836-1903


  • Barton,Lyman, 1839-1936

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: April 05, 1863


Writing from Stanley General Hospital in New Bern, N.C. to his brother Lyman, Hiram Barton writes of all the rumors surrounding the Siege of Little Washington (Battle of Washington, March 30-April 18, 1863), including the supposed death of General Francis B. Spinola. He also writes of the arrival of a Lieutenant sent by General John G. Foster to New Bern to ask for reinforcements. As well, he writes of Rebel scouts that are in the area.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2013-03-15, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed December 12, 2017)

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