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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: September 02, 1862


From Alexandria, Virginia topics include transporting the sick, injured and "used up horses", the expectation of new horses, the extensive fortifications between Alexandria and Centerville, the horrors of war, the restriction of letter writing until 10 days following a battle, reference to men having fought in a battle but does not say which one (Pope's Campaign??) and Henry Smith's wish to return home.

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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