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Roswell Farnham to Ben

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Ben


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903

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Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: May 07, 1863


Topics include being 21 miles away from the rest of the brigade, possibility of moving to the Rappahannock thus nearer to Kelly's Ford & the front, reports from Contrabands and refugees of fighting at Gordonville, relates again of the attack by Confederate commander John Singleton Mosby’s cavalry on Union Cavalry & of his defeat in that fight, of guarding the road so that Gen. Joseph Hooker’s army can receive supplies, and the rainy weather.

Genre(s): correspondence


Language(s): English

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2011-04-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to Ben, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed May 25, 2016)

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