Georgetown, D. C. LetterMs.1991.042

Georgetown, D. C. LetterMs.1991.042


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1991.042
Title
Georgetown, D. C. Letter1865
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

Soldier in the 109th New York Volunteer Regiment, during the Civil War. Letter written from Cousin Charley in Georgetown in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 1865, to Mary Ashley of Speedsville, New York. Comments on the war's end, his viewing the remains of President Abraham Lincoln, and his belief that he would soon be mustered out of service. Partial transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

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