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Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams

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Item Description

Title: Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams

Author

  • Williams, Lyman S., 1839-1905

Recipient

  • Williams,Lois L.

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: October 03, 1864

Description

Topics include taking part in a raid against guerrilla fighters, capturing a large quantity of cider brandy which was drunk by both officers and men and by their guide, so that they had to turn back, and a cavalry fight on October 2 (Battle of Saltville, Va.), near their camp. He also writes of being detached to the 5th Vermont Infantry Regiment temporarily and being in command of two companies, and asks when the Town of Essex will pay the bounty to soldiers who reenlisted.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-04-16, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Preferred citation

Lyman S. Williams to Lois L. Williams, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsWilliamsLyman34 (accessed December 28, 2014)

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