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Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

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Title: Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey

Author

  • Veazey, Wheelock G., 1835-1898

Recipient

  • Veazey, Julia A.,

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: May 14, 1862

Description

Writing from the field 26 miles from Richmond, Virginia topics include a description of camp at Cumberland Landing on the Pamunkey River (tributary of the York River in eastern Virginia), the White House Farm estate, restrictions of the soldiers to respect and not touch anything belonging to the house or grounds, the expectation of a battle at the Chickahominy Swamp, reference to Gen. McClellan and his divisions, praise from confederates prisoners of the excellence of the Vermont 3rd and the hope for a victory near Richmond.

Genre(s): correspondence

Subject/topic

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-08-16, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to Vermont Historical Society Library, vhs-library@state.vt.us. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights.
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http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsVeazey67

Preferred citation

Wheelock G. Veazey to Julia A. Veazey, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsVeazey67 (accessed July 28, 2014)

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