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Henry A. Smith to Family

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Title: Henry A. Smith to Family


  • Smith, Henry A., d. 1864


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Extent: 3 pages

Date Created: May 27, 1862


From Williams Post, Maryland Smith writes 2 letters one dated May 27 and one May 28. (First Battle of Winchester, May 25, 1862). Topics include a terrible battle in and near Winchester in which he escaped injury, of many men from the regiment being lost but many returning to camp the next day, rebels suffering great losses, mentions General Shields, General Fremont and General Banks, cautions given to his siblings at home regarding being in and near the water.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2011-12-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Henry A. Smith to Family, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 20, 2018)

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