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Charles F. Bancroft to Mary Bancroft

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Title: Charles F. Bancroft to Mary Bancroft


  • Bancroft, Charles F., 1835-1862


  • Bancroft,Mary, 1809-1878

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: February 16, 1862


Topics include Charles Bancroft's health, the food that is being cooked in camp, and the capture of Fort Donelson, Tenn. Bancroft wasn't involved in it, but the fall of Ft. Donelson reminds him that his tour of duty, if not the whole war, may be over by year's end. Bancroft sounds more confident as a soldier (enjoys picketing) and is certain he could serve another two years if asked.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2012-01-31, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Charles F. Bancroft to Mary Bancroft, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed November 24, 2015)

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