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Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]

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Title: Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]

Author

  • Rutherford, Joseph Chase, 1818-1902

Recipient

  • Rutherford, Hannah

Source Document

Extent: 4 page

Date Created: November 05, 1862

Description

Dr. Rutherford writes of a battle near Leesburgh some 14 miles from the camp near Seneca Creek (Maryland?) the outcome of which is not known, of the filthy condition of some of the soldiers, of an epidemic of Typhoid fever with the loss of over a dozen men to the illness. He writes of his winter living accommodations of which he is very happy and mentions "Mose the Moor", the runaway black slave boy who tends to him. Also writes of a review from the Brigadier General, and the health of Rutherford’s family.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-04-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Preferred citation

Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford], Special Collections, University of Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwuvmrutherford09 (accessed December 19, 2014)

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