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Roswell Farnham to Laura

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Laura


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: March 09, 1863


Lt. Chamberlain resigns due to illness, General Stoughton taken prisoner by Fitz Hugh Lee’s Cavalry at the Court House (Virginia), the large number of sick men in camp many with typhoid fever, fears his best horse will not regain health, enclosed pictures (ambrotype, a photograph), suggested reading for Laura with specific book titles stated as well as books he is reading (Motley's History of the Dutch Republic and Woman in White), orders for Colonel Blunt to report to the station to take command of the Brigade, description of who is in the photos being sent home.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2011-04-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to Laura, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 16, 2018)

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