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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903


  • Farnham, Mary

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 18, 1861


Topics include the safety of the fort; definition of "columbiad" (delivers 10-inch cannonball); living arrangements (Willard Hotel); officers' food versus soldiers' food; daily drill and men's complaints; several lines about health concerns, children's health, not getting mail, and correct mailing address. Names: Pickett, John Prichard, Andross, Stearns, Charlie Peters, Mr. Batchelder, Woodstock Company.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2010-10-18, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham], Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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