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Henry A. Smith to Family

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Title: Henry A. Smith to Family


  • Smith, Henry A., d. 1864


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Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: April 20, 1862


Topics include the journey from Harpers Ferry to Newmarket, reference to General Banks division, detailed description of the suicide of Major Colins' Colonel, Michigan Calvary refusing to obey orders to charge the enemy, the Calvary rode away, mention of Lieut Col Kellogg and a Col Ashby, an encounter with the rebels that resulted in three rebel deaths and two rebel prisoners, getting pay.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-12-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Henry A. Smith to Family, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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