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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook

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Title: William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook


  • Holbrook, William Cune, 1842-1904


  • Holbrook, Frederick

Source Document

Date Created: October 28, 1861


Writing to his father in Montpelier, Vt topics include Holbrook's desire to be appointed aide to General Phelps staff rather than Gen. Brooks', mentions names of several officers, his suggestion to appoint only West Point men to the position of Colonel, his opinion about Frank making a good Major, praise for McClellan and celebrating Thanksgiving on the wrong day.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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William C. Holbrook to Frederick Holbrook, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 20, 2018)

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