A Guide to the Georgetown, D. C. Letter, 1865 Georgetown, D. C. Letter Ms1991-042

A Guide to the Georgetown, D. C. Letter, 1865

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Collection Number Ms1991-042


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Collection Number
Georgetown, D. C. Letter, 1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder

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Scope and Content

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