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Charles F. Bancroft to Clarissa Bancroft

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Title: Charles F. Bancroft to Clarissa Bancroft


  • Bancroft, Charles F., 1835-1862


  • Bancroft,Clarissa E., 1843-1864

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Date Created: January 06, 1862


Topics include the snowy weather and a brief description of George Blenkoe, the Confederate master of a "secesh (secessionist) negro," who had been recently brought into camp from Vienna, Va. Description of some Confederate money. Bancroft mentions his own modest weight gain, his need for pockets and other domestic items. One esp. moving line: "God only knows when we shall see each other again but let us hope for the best & that another year will bring us all to the family fireside again."

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-01-31, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Charles F. Bancroft to Clarissa Bancroft, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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