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Lyman Barton to Hiram Barton

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Title: Lyman Barton to Hiram Barton


  • Barton, Lyman, 1839-1936


  • Barton,Hiram H., 1836-1903

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 01, 1863


Lyman Barton writes a detailed description of the capture of the Confederate battery at Hill’s Point on May 19, 1863, when his company and six others from the 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment and eight companies of the 89th New York Infantry Regiment boarded the U.S.S. Stepping Stones and traveled up the Nansemond River to assault the rifle pits and fort.

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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Lyman Barton to Hiram Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 19, 2018)

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