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Daniel S. White to Maria E. Howe

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Title: Daniel S. White to Maria E. Howe


  • White, Daniel S., 1837-1912


  • Howe,Maria E.,

Source Document

Extent: 6 pages

Date Created: May 11, 1863


Letter includes a poetic description of nature, contrasting with itthe blight of slavery, and his hope for the end of the war. It also includes ruminations on death in the field versus a natural death at home. As well, he writes of love. He then gives details of the health of his Company, including the news that Sergeant Beckwith was bitten by a snake, and mentions several visitors.

Genre(s): correspondence


Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-01-04, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Daniel S. White to Maria E. Howe, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed November 28, 2015)

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