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Henry Harrison Wilder to Mother

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Title: Henry Harrison Wilder to Mother


  • Wilder, Henry Harrison

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Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: October 12, 1861


Topics include advancing on the Rebels to Prospect Hill, a battle at Hatteras Inlet where the Rebels lost many men, and two Rebels at Camp Advance that were taken prisoners. Reference to Gen. Scott, to Bull Run, to plenty of chestnuts available to eat. Also mentions the opinion that many believe the war will be short (six months)

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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Henry Harrison Wilder to Mother, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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