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Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton

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Title: Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton


  • Barton, Hiram H., 1836-1903


  • Barton,Lyman, 1839-1936

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: July 16, 1863


Hiram Barton writes a detailed description of a misunderstanding between the 96th New York Regiment and a cavalry company that they were to rendezvous with. The two forces exchanged fire but no one was injured. He then describes his unit’s participation in a pincer movement against Williamston, North Carolina, in which his unit was supposed to engage the enemy from the front while the 101st and 103rd Pennsylvania Regiments were to attack from the rear.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-03-15, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Hiram H. Barton to Lyman Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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