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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney

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Title: Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney


  • Barney, Valentine G., 1834-1889


  • Barney,Maria, 1833-1884

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: July 27, 1862


Writing from Camp Siegle, Virginia, topics include the journey to camp, their train cars running off the track with no injuries to the men, other men camping in the area being demoralized. He is in Gen. Piatts Brigade and Pope's division. Writes the hill being fortified with hard labor by the men, food in camp being good but not so good when on the move. Mentions the boys from Swanton being well. Six rebel scouts captured, one believed to pretend to be crazy but a grave ordered to be dug for the prisoner in hopes of getting him to confess his pretense.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-02-07, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 16, 2018)

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