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Roswell Farnham to [C. H.] Harding

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Title: Roswell Farnham to [C. H.] Harding


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903


  • Harding, C. H.

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: May 14, 1861


Topics include arriving at Fort Monroe, just on the border of "the secession." Farnham briefly describes character of various officers: Capt. Andross, Col. Phelps, Lieut Stearns, and Lieut Peckett. Some discussion about how they spend their spare time. Description of overnight watch without shelter and being relieved the following morning. Other names: Col. Washburn, John Prichard, George Woods, George Flanders, Dan Flanders, Ben Underwood. Ships: Cumberland, Minnesota. Also: Scientific American.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to [C. H.] Harding, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed October 13, 2015)

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