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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: 3 pages

Date Created: May 17, 1863


Letter discusses a false story in the newspapers about a rebel attack, and he reminds his wife to not worry needlessly. As well, he describes a trip to the theater in Washington with his cousin, Martha Henry Young. Watching for Lee's army, feels that more Union troops are needed in the area. Reference to Capt. Dillingham, Col. Jewett and to photographs other officers of the regiment being sent home. He also mentions money and gifts that he sent home.

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 November 22, 2017)

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