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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: 4 pages

Date Created: June 15, 1863


Topics include telling of an incident with his horse, White Face, at Pope's Run on the railroad tracks with companion Nelson's horse falling resulting in Nelson landing in a stream below. Great excitement as a lot of troop movement reported. A train heading towards Centreville with forage and army wagons, the movement of Hooker’s army at Wolf Run & at Occoquan, Gen. Robert E. Lee moving to Shenandoah Valley (part of Gettysburg Campaign) & being outmaneuvered by Hooker and a brief description of sights seen at Bull Run battlefield with remains of dead soldiers still visible.

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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