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Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford

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Title: Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford


  • Spafford, Joseph, 1837-1866


  • Spafford, Mary Jane

Source Document

Extent: 8 pages

Date Created: March 15, 1862


Topics include being unable to march with the Regiment when orders came down to move out, of his dislike of how the hospital was run in Camp Griffin and him leaving that hospital, of living in tent with soldier who also had not moved out with the earlier call to march, being sent by ambulance to the Mansion House Hospital in Alexandria, being diagnosed with pleurisy and a detailed description of hospital life and medical care at the Mansion.

Genre(s): correspondence


Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Joseph Spafford to Mary Jane Spafford, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 22, 2018)

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