Foster, Lafayette Sabine Letter

Lafayette Sabine Foster LetterMs.1991.044


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1991.044
Title
Lafayette Sabine Foster Letter1862
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Foster, Lafayette S. (Lafayette Sabine), 1806-1880
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

United States Senator (1855-1867) from Connecticut. Letter written by Foster on June 9, 1862, from his Senate Chambers in Washington, D.C., to Fitz-John Porter (1822-1901), commander of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Foster congratulates Porter on his successes during skirmishes with the Confederate Army at Hanover Court House and Ashland, Virginia, the month before. Transcript available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

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Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Foster, Lafayette S. (Lafayette Sabine), 1806-1880