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Ransom W. Towle to Friends

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Title: Ransom W. Towle to Friends

Author

  • Towle, Ransom W., d. 1864

Source Document

Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: April 06, 1862

Description

Towle writes from near Yorktown and of firing upon and taking a Rebel fortification at Young's Mills with little resistance from the enemy. He writes a soldier was wounded soldier who was from the Rutland Company, 5th Regiment. The troops also marched to a well fortified encampment of the enemy. He was also in battle, men killed and wounded and the troops had difficulties with moving the artillery as the ground is march and swamp.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-08-23, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Ransom W. Towle to Friends, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsTowleRansom19 (accessed September 23, 2014)

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