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Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton

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Title: Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton


  • Barton, Hiram H., 1836-1903


  • Barton,Melissa

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: June 23, 1863


Writing from Camp Gray in Plymouth, North Carolina Barton speaks of white and black North Carolinians coming in to Union lines to join the Union Army, of the brogue they speak, of the sights he has seen in battle, his dislike of army life, particularly the killing. Writes of rumors about Vicksburg and what it would mean for the Union cause if it is taken.

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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Hiram H. Barton to Melissa Barton, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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