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Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]

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Title: Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]


  • Rutherford, Joseph Chase, 1818-1902

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Date Created: November 17, 1863


Topics include having a difficult march in the rain, being in charge of the Ambulance train, pursuing shelter for the sick men, taking possession of the "Wallack Mansion" for the men & having made it into a General Hospital, having to destroy his Indian blankets along with other goods last June when leaving Harpers Ferry, Dr. Smith (asst surgeon) resigned due to his wife's insistence that he return home, a guess as to when the war might be over, the pleasure of having greens to dine on and the good health of the children.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2011-05-06, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford], Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed April 17, 2014)

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