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Ransom W. Towle to Rufus and Sebra Towle

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Title: Ransom W. Towle to Rufus and Sebra Towle

Author

  • Towle, Ransom W., d. 1864

Recipient

  • Towle, Sebra

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Date Created: February 27, 1862

Description

A brief letter to his parents from Camp Griffin in Virginia of marching orders with three days rations and the hope to encounter the Rebels. He makes a brief reference to Brigade surgeon Dr. Phelps. Towle expresses his dismay that the troops in the west are fighting and gaining glory while the army of the Potomac lays idle.

Genre(s): correspondence

Subject/topic

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Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-05-06, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Ransom W. Towle to Rufus and Sebra Towle, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/cwvhsTowleRansom14 (accessed October 01, 2014)

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