The Resource Letter

Letter

Label
Letter, 1862 Jun. 8
Title
Letter
Inclusive dates
1862 Jun. 8
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 8 June 1862, from Frank [-----], a Massachusetts soldier, to his brother, informing his brother that he is headed to the hospital in Washington D.C.; commenting on rumors of the death of Confederate General Joseph Johnston at the battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks); noting that the Confederates have improved in their treatment of Union wounded and prisoners; and complaining about an address given by Massachusetts Governor John Andrews, stating that Massachusetts men are fighting for the Union, not to abolish slavery
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Frank was a Union soldier from Massachusetts. He may have been wounded at the battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks).
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001692764
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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