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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney

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Title: Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney


  • Barney, Valentine G., 1834-1889


  • Barney,Maria, 1833-1884

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: October 01, 1862


Writing from Chicago topics include the journey to an area 2 miles from Chicago, a description of the living quarters that include a good dinner, fixing up the sheds they are living in which are on the fairgrounds (the site of a Sanitary Fair to benefit soldier relief funds, Oct. 27, 1863), the morale of the men, food of pork, bread, beef, talk of being relocated to Minnesota, and the disparate need for money.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-02-07, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Valentine G. Barney to Maria Barney, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 17, 2018)

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