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George W. Quimby to Emeline B. Masta

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Title: George W. Quimby to Emeline B. Masta


  • Quimby, George W., 1835-1862


  • Masta, Emeline B.

Source Document

Extent: 7 pages

Date Created: July 12, 1862


Topics include an account of a battle starting on the 27th of June (Battle of Gaines' Mill/First Cold Harbor/Chickahominy). Quimby mentions some explosions that surprisingly caused less harm than expected. Difficulties include long marches, usually at night; surprise attacks; and water deprivation.

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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George W. Quimby to Emeline B. Masta, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed October 06, 2015)

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