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Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton

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Title: Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton


  • Barton, Hiram H., 1836-1903


  • Barton,Melissa

Source Document

Extent: 5 pages

Date Created: July 08, 1864


Hiram Barton writes of an attack on the Union works by a Confederate Brigade at the Seige of Petersburg on June 24th. He also writes of the danger of raising one’s head above the breast works during the day, and of the soldiers killed. As well he writes of the heat and how exhausted the men are after spending two or three days in the trenchs.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-03-25, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed December 18, 2017)

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