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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 15, 1864


Topics include description troop formations and breast work fortifications, of the ten-mile line of troops, desire to build shelter for winter but uncertain weather there will be another relocating march, his feelings about a cavalry promotion, and discussion over the location of a soldier's body and burial site; the visit from a wounded soldier's wife about her husband's health after Rutherford amputated his arm (Battle of Cedar Creek, Oct 19).

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2011-05-10, 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 November 21, 2017)

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