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Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps

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Title: Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps


  • Holbrook, Frederick


  • Phelps, John Wolcott

Source Document

Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: November 29, 1861


Topics include Brig. Gen. John Wolcott Phelps' commanding Butler's New England Division and inviting Frederick Holbrook's son William to be his Aid-de-Camp. Mention of 7th Vermont Regiment (the old 1st reorganized) also being attached to Butler, of Lt. Roberts being given Colonelcy of the 7th, of Major Kimball of the New Jersey 9th for Lt. Col. of the 8th Regiment, reference to Thanksgiving Proclamation.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2010-11-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Frederick Holbrook to John Wolcott Phelps, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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