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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]

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Title: Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham]


  • Farnham, Roswell, 1827-1903


  • Farnham, Mary

Source Document

Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: January 21, 1863


Topics include camping near Wolf Creek, Virginia, bunking with a fellow officer, no tents yet delivered, shelter not water tight, horses out unprotected, the terrible roads due to rain and mud, Paymaster Holway expected soon with military pay for the Vermont troops, advice to wife Mary, who is planning on visiting to bring only one trunk with only essentials and to wear her boots as there is a lot of mud, brief reference to Kinepox (which is another name for small pox vaccine).

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-04-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Roswell Farnham to Mary [Farnham], Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed December 15, 2017)

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