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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903


  • Farnham, Mary

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 05, 1861


Topics include camp life, food (lack of some items, abundance of others), daily routine, occasional discomforts. Farnham mentions rumors that the Regiment won't be sent to the South but more likely to New York, even though most of the men are looking forward to battle. Some discussion about postal service, i.e. how long a letter will take for sender and recipient. Col. Phelps is lauded as a good disciplinarian.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2010-10-18, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham], Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed November 25, 2015)

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