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Roswell Farnham to Laura

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Laura

Author

  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: January 22, 1863

Description

Writing to sister Laura, topics include having to march to near Wolf Run Ford on the Occoquan River, Virginia, Farnham’s wife, Mary, staying at Mr. Whiley's, roads awful making the horses pull through fields and woods, troops carried their tents but the officers are waiting delivery of their tents, he now "at the front," rebel forces at Brentsville, explanation of what the pickets do and the death of Stratton of Fairlee of smallpox.

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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Roswell Farnham to Laura, Special Collections, University of Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwuvmfarnham113 (accessed December 18, 2014)

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