The Resource George Hubbard Dodge letters

George Hubbard Dodge letters

Label
George Hubbard Dodge letters, 1864
Title
George Hubbard Dodge letters
Inclusive dates
1864
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 18 January - 7 June 1864, consisting of transcriptions and photocopies of originals letters from George Hubbard Dodge to his mother and father while in the service of the Union Army during the Civil War. Also contains letters from the U. S. Christian Commission to Dodge's father reporting Dodge's condition from the time he was wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia to his death. Dodge discusses his movements during the period from Long Island, New York through Norfolk and later Petersburg, Virginia and his opinion of how the war was progressing. He also discusses his battle with typhoid fever and his need for money should he be allowed to return home
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
George Hubbard Dodge was born 7 December 1845 in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He enlisted on 22 December 1863 in the 27th Regiment; Company B. Dodge was wounded in Cold Harbor, Virginia on 3 June 1864 and died 6 June 1864.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
George Hubbard Dodge letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 11
  • 8
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
English, Barbara A.
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001586888
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

Library Locations

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