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Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers

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Title: Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers


  • Sparrow, Bradford


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Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: February 12, 1864


Writes his health is good, there was a battle on the Rapidan on the 5th, orders given to move out, he on picket duty to remain, could hear the muskets firing, reads in the newspaper Rebels panic stricken in Richmond by Butler's approach, hears talk of moving Confederate capital to Columbia, South Carolina, paymaster in camp, will send money home, has played cards on picket duty to pass the time, thinks folks at home have gotten his picture (photo), expresses appreciation for berries sent.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2013-07-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Bradford Sparrow to Parents and Brothers, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 22, 2018)

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