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William Wirt Henry to James Edwin Henry

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Title: William Wirt Henry to James Edwin Henry

Author

  • Henry, William Wirt, 1831-1915

Recipient

  • Henry,Mary Jane, d. 1871

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: August 08, 1864

Description

Henry writes that General Sheridan has taken command of the army, and he expects more fighting, though he thinks Sheridan will have to look “smart” since the army is so large that the Rebels can get out of its way. However, he feels it is large enough to take on both General Early and General Breckinridge combined. He also writes that the regiment moved to Halltown by train, which pleased the troops, since they were tired of marching. As well, he warns his wife that the regiment will probably be moving out of range of mail deliveries, but he wishes her to continue to write him often.

Genre(s): correspondence

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-06-25, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Preferred citation

William Wirt Henry to James Edwin Henry, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsHenryWilliam126 (accessed December 27, 2014)

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