The Resource Henry Elmer letter

Henry Elmer letter

Label
Henry Elmer letter, 1863 Jan. 10
Title
Henry Elmer letter
Inclusive dates
1863 Jan. 10
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 10 January 1863, from Henry Elmer, of the 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry, camp at Warrenton, Virginia, to George Plett. Elmer describes guerilla raids by Confederate soldiers on his unit, weather and preparing winter quarters, his poor health, and the high cost of food. Also includes a typed transcript of the letter
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Henry Elmer (1832-1864) served with the 16th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry, Company F (161st Volunteers) and died 20 February 1864 in Washington, D.C.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Henry Elmer letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 2
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001629862
Type of unit
  • pages and
  • leaf.

Library Locations

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