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Ransom W. Towle to Friends

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Title: Ransom W. Towle to Friends


  • Towle, Ransom W., d. 1864

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Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: February 27, 1861


Writing from his Virgina camp Griffin, Towle gives a description of a Battalion Drill and the ill health effects on the soldiers, of a gale storm damaging tents and overturning an ambulance with a sick soldier inside. He writes of orders from General McClellan to be ready to move, and states men are sick and death count to date for his regiment is 66.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-06, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Ransom W. Towle to Friends, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed November 25, 2015)

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