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Erastus Fairbanks to John Wolcott Phelps

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Title: Erastus Fairbanks to John Wolcott Phelps


  • Fairbanks, Erastus


  • Phelps, John Wolcott

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Date Created: September 23, 1862


Topics include the conduct of the 7th Vermont Regiment and the lack of newspaper coverage of the Regiment's positive attributes. The battles in Maryland would include Antietam Creek, one of the bloodiest battles of the war. Fairbanks also mentions a rumor of Phelps's resignation, which had indeed occurred in August, 1862. Some thoughts about slavery, government, and the Constitution.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2010-11-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Erastus Fairbanks to John Wolcott Phelps, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed November 25, 2015)

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