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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney

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Item Description

Title: Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney

Author

  • Barney, Valentine G., 1834-1889

Recipient

  • Barney,Maria, 1833-1884

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: March 20, 1863

Description

Writes of his feelings about being passed over for promotion in favor of Captain Edward H. Ripley being promoted to Major, since Ripley is friends with Major Stowell and is wealthy. Barney has seniority, is reassured he is well liked, respected and has the support of most of the line officers. He also writes of collecting photographs for his album.

Genre(s): correspondence

Subject/topic

Subject/name

Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-01-02, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to Vermont Historical Society Library, vhs-library@state.vt.us. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights.
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http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsBarneyValentine84

Preferred citation

Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsBarneyValentine84 (accessed April 17, 2014)

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