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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook

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Title: William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook


  • Holbrook, William Cune, 1842-1904


  • Holbrook, Frederick

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Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: July 01, 1862


Writing to his father, Gov. Holbrook, from the steamer, Morning Sight near Vicksburg topics include asking if he can have a battery to command, mentions Fort Pike, the desire to join the artillery service, the hope to be given captaincy, and the slow bombardments by the rebels but there was an attack by 3000 Confederates thinking to board the Union mortar boats only to be beaten back when fired upon.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2011-05-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed October 04, 2015)

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