A Guide to the William P. Hall Correspondence, 1861-1863 Hall, William P. Correspondence Ms1989-069

A Guide to the William P. Hall Correspondence, 1861-1863

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Collection Number Ms1989-069


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1989-069
Title
William P. Hall Correspondence, 1861-1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Hall, William P.
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Union soldier from Massachusetts in the Civil War. Four letters written from various camps in Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia, to his uncle in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worked in the cook house. Writes that several soldiers were discharged because they were too small and short, how the regiment grows smaller each month, and that a bowling alley will be built in a hospital for the men. Also writes that his regiment was inspected by the Secretaries of War and of the Navy, and by General Ambrose E. Burnside and Governor John Andrew of Massachusetts.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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