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Charles S. Ramsay letter

Label
Charles S. Ramsay letter, 1862 Aug. 10
Title
Charles S. Ramsay letter
Inclusive dates
1862 Aug. 10
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 10 August 1862, from Charles Ramsay, Company I, 44th Ohio Infantry, at Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, (West) Virginia, to his wife Kate Ramsay, Clark County, Ohio, discussing an upcoming inspection, the regiment's band of which he is part, the weather, death and burial of the regiment's quartermaster, and family and social news. Ramsay provides what news he knows about the war and the regiment's status and asks about the military draft in Ohio. He comment on the flies and notes that it might rain
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Charles S. Ramsay was born about 1837. When the Civil War began he was a book keeper in Clark County, Ohio. He enlisted as a musician in the 44th Ohio Infantry and served with that company and its successor Company the 8th Ohio Cavalry. After the Civil War, Ramsay moved his family to Detroit, Michigan, where he worked in gentlemen's furnishings, then to Sheboygan County, Michigan, where he was a custom house official. Ramsay and his wife Kate (b. ca. 1838) had at least five children.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Charles S. Ramsay letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Raynors' Historical Collectible Auction
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001677008
Type of unit
p.

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