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Henry W. Spafford to Clarissa A. Smith

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Title: Henry W. Spafford to Clarissa A. Smith


  • Spafford, Henry W., 1840-1911


  • Smith,Clarissa, d. 1891

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 16, 1864


Letter written by Spafford to Mrs. Clarissa A. Smith, the mother of Henry A. Smith regarding the death of her son, Hnery A. Smith in the hospital in Richmond, giving details of the conditions there, both about the physicians and how prisoners were buried. Spafford gives Mrs. Smith contact information in order to be in touch with the Ward Master Sergt Jacob Saftig Co. G 4th K.Y. Cav. in the hopes of him being able to give Mrs. Smith more information about Smith's final hours.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2013-01-18, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Henry W. Spafford to Clarissa A. Smith, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed December 01, 2015)

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