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John Lester Barstow to Father

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Title: John Lester Barstow to Father


  • Barstow, John Lester, 1832-1913

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: December 28, 1862


Writes of fleeing of Rebels to Texas, the destruction and loss of property near New Orleans, his observations about the area where he is & the hardships of wartime he has experience, placement of the pickets, richness of the soil, high value of the sugar crop and Barstow’s belief that the war must not end until the Union is restored.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-17, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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John Lester Barstow to Father, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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