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Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford

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Title: Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford


  • Spafford, Joseph, 1837-1866


  • Spafford, Mary Jane

Source Document

Extent: 10 pages

Date Created: April 02, 1862


Spafford continues to write from the Mansion House Hospital on topics that include worrying about his mother’s health, difficulty of getting a furlough, commenting on his preference to be a 2nd lieutenant and not a captain, detailed description of a day in the hospital, rules posted in the hospital, a dialogue he had with a drunken soldier from a California regiment, and description of a visit by a Vermonter from Windsor.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 19, 2018)

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