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Theodore Barton to Melissa Barton

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Title: Theodore Barton to Melissa Barton


  • Barton, Theodore, 1842-1926


  • Barton,Melissa

Source Document

Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: January 25, 1863


Theodore Lyman writes of seeing his brother Lyman, Company K, 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment, who is camped only two miles away. He also writes of the attempt by General Burnside to cross the Rappahannock and how the Confederate soldiers jeered and set up a sign saying “Burnside stuck in the mud.”

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-03-15, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Theodore Barton to Melissa Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed October 24, 2017)

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