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Charles C. Gregg to William Wirt Henry

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Item Description

Title: Charles C. Gregg to William Wirt Henry

Author

  • Gregg, Charles C., 1832-1910

Recipient

  • Henry, William Wirt,

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Date Created: May 28, 1862

Description

Topics include the expectation of a "big old fight" near Richmond (Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks, ended June 1st, 1862), and the report of a fight led by "Porter and Stonman" (Fitz John Porter and George Stoneman, both Union officers) against 17,000 rebels (actual number: 4,500). This was the Battle of Hanover Court House, 18 miles north of Richmond, on May 27th, 1862. Mentions the appointment of Col. George J. Stannard to lead the Vt. 9th Regiment.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-09-26, 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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Preferred citation

Charles C. Gregg to William Wirt Henry, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsGreggCharles01 (accessed September 18, 2014)

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