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Charles F. Bancroft to Parents

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Title: Charles F. Bancroft to Parents


  • Bancroft, Charles F., 1835-1862


  • Bancroft,Smiley, 1808-1874; Bancroft

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: February 02, 1862


Topics include reminiscences of church meetings in Vt., stimulated by his attendance of them at camp; how much he enjoys the supplies (footwear, clothing, food, brandy) from home; some medical treatment that was improved with brandy; his appreciation of family and home; a few words about postal delivery; and a map of the South he plans to give to his father. -- Because of winter, the war has slackened off a bit. Lincoln is still trying to force McClellan to act.

Genre(s): correspondence


Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-01-31, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Charles F. Bancroft to Parents, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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