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John Lester Barstow to Laura

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Title: John Lester Barstow to Laura


  • Barstow, John Lester, 1832-1913

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Date Created: April 22, 1863


Writing laying on the ground from Opelousas La. topics include the regiment moving and having an exchange of fire with the rebels, at last receiving letters dated Feb 28th and Mar. 10th, he being a Captain must walk (not ride according to regulations), his feet now sore and blistered, the men who were wounded in this exchange, and the regiment's plan to go to the Red River to attack Port Hudson or Vicksburg, regrets the lack of writing paper and pen.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-17, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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John Lester Barstow to Laura, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed November 24, 2017)

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