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Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]

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Title: Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford]


  • Rutherford, Joseph Chase, 1818-1902

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Date Created: September 09, 1864


Rutherford reflects on his deep desires to be home with family, his health improves but not yet resumed duties, expresses his feelings of the war going on, of those at home in comfort not experiencing the hardships of the soldier, makes a reference to the Copperheads in political rhetoric, writes of his mare, gives a description of his tent as living quarters with a drawing, and a requests for new glasses as his eyesight is getting bad.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

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2011-05-10, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Joseph Rutherford to [Hannah Rutherford], Special Collections, University of Vermont, (accessed January 16, 2018)

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