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John Lester Barstow to Laura

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Title: John Lester Barstow to Laura


  • Barstow, John Lester, 1832-1913

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 09, 1864


Topics include traveling by railroad to report to Col. Hannibal Day for further orders, disruption of the rails, preparing to lead forces unsupervised by higher command, false lead on expected fight with two enemy cavalry, village of 3000 set afire by small rebel force, great confusion, confidence in Gen. Grant, concern for his health & safe return if not given time to rest.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

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2011-05-17, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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John Lester Barstow to Laura, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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