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Henry Harrison Wilder Correspondence

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Henry Harrison Wilder enlisted from Weybridge, VT on August 23, 1861 as corporal in Co. F, 5th Vermont Regiment. He was killed in action at Savage's Station, June 29, 1862.

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Time Period Covered: September 19, 1861 - August 16, 1862 

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Vermonters in the Civil War

Published:  March 15, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Center for Digital Initiatives

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Title:   [Henry Harrison Wilder] to Mother

Creator:  Wilder, Henry Harrison

Date:  1861-09-22

Resource type:   correspondence

Henry writes from Camp Holbrooke in St. Albans of the 5th Vt Vol Regiment to his mother about rainy weather, acting as Corporal of the Guard, and receiving pay for his services and talks about how his pay should be handled.

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    Title:   [Henry Harrison Wilder] to Mother

    Creator:  Wilder, Henry Harrison

    Date:  1861-09-30

    Resource type:   correspondence

    Henry writes from his camp at Chain Bridge of his journey made by the 5th Regiment of Vermont Volunteers from Springfield to Washington D.C. and on to Marellian Hill and then to Chain Bridge. Speaks of soldiers being shot almost everyday by the Rebels and of orders to march to Fairfax Court, requests postage stamps.

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      Title:   [Henry Harrison Wilder] to Mother

      Creator:  Wilder, Henry Harrison

      Date:  1861-11-08

      Resource type:   correspondence

      Henry writes from Camp Griffin, Virginia of the difficulty of camp life, of Fenton being very ill and taken to Georgetown to the General Hospital.

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        Title:   [Henry Harrison Wilder] to Mother

        Creator:  Wilder, Henry Harrison

        Date:  1861-12-11

        Resource type:   correspondence

        Henry writes from Camp Griffin, Va of the regiment's scouting expedition, of Capt. Stowell's company, of obtaining two hogs from a pen, of the fact that the captain is not very liked and that Lt. Hamilton is well liked by the company. Cautions his mother against being bothered about hear say.

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