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William Wirt Henry to Mary Jane Henry

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Title: William Wirt Henry to Mary Jane Henry


  • Henry, William Wirt, 1831-1915


  • Henry,Mary Jane, d. 1871

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: November 02, 1862


Writes as cannon fire shakes the ground in camp, speculates that this a big battle (There was a naval assault on Fort McAllister), reflects on hoping this battle will help end the war, is acting Lt. Col., wonders who might replace him as major, sickness in camp, and family matters including receiving photographs of his wife.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-02-13, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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William Wirt Henry to Mary Jane Henry, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed April 21, 2014)

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