A Guide to the Charles Wilkins Letter, 1862 Wilkins, Charles Letter Ms1991-015

A Guide to the Charles Wilkins Letter, 1862

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Collection Number Ms1991-015


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1991-015
Title
Charles Wilkins Letter, 1862
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Wilkins, Charles
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Infantry during the Civil War. Letter written on May 23, 1862, from camp near Corinth, Mississippi, to his brother in New Hampshire. Writes about his recent arrival in Mississippi and reporting to General John Pope. Claims they are near enough to reach the Rebels with our 30 pounders.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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