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Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams

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Title: Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams

Author

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Recipient

  • Williams,Lois L.

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: August 22, 1863

Description

Writing from New York City, Williams recounts trip via train and steamboat from Warrenton, Va to the city. Purpose of the trip is thought to be to enforce the draft. Accident involving the steamboat and a schooner en route resulted in two men killed and one lost overboard. Military pay received spent partly on weapons to give to the officers out of respect.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-04-02, 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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Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsWilliamsLyman17 (accessed September 30, 2014)

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