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William C. Holbrook to Mother

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Title: William C. Holbrook to Mother


  • Holbrook, William Cune, 1842-1904

Source Document

Date Created: October 16, 1861


Topics include the movement of the regiment from Camp Advance to Camp Griffin, an alarm caused by the Dutchmen mistaking a calf for the rebels, Union officers receive praise from Holbrook (McClellan) as does the unit he is in from officers Col Stoughton and Gen Smith and a description of the living situation at camp that include good food, sleeping on the ground and sending money back home.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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William C. Holbrook to Mother, Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed December 15, 2017)

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