The Resource Letters home : Letters of Lieutenant William F. Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry, 1861-1865

Letters home : Letters of Lieutenant William F. Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry, 1861-1865

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Letters home : Letters of Lieutenant William F. Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry, 1861-1865
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Letters home
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Letters of Lieutenant William F. Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry, 1861-1865
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eng
Summary
  • This collection consists of a volume of the transcribed letters, 1861-1865, of Lieutenant William Fielding Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry. Letters are principally sent to his wife Mary Frances "Pinkie" Coker Baugh of Dinwiddie County and concern family matters, battles, casualties, military life, camp conditions, troop movement and placement, and the weather. Transcribed by Roy N. Cain in 2003. Includes a brief biography in the prologue, a few copies of letters and envelopes, and a photograph of his tombstone in Dinwiddie County, Virginia
  • Transcriptions published as LETTERS HOME: LETTERS OF LT. WM. F. BAUGH CSA CO. G 61ST VA. INFANTRY 1861-1865 also titled LETTERS HOME: PRESENTING THE SURVIVING CORRESPONDENCE OF LT. W. F. BAUGH CSA CO. G 61ST. VIRGINIA INFANTRY ANV., 3rd printing. There is an updated 5th printing which contains more letters than located here
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William Fielding Baugh was born on 3 May 1839. He was a resident of Sussex County, Virginia, and enlisted in the Confederate Army in 1861. He was a 2nd Lieutenant in Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry. He died in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, on 19 May 1910. Roy Nelson Cain is his great grandson.
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Letters home : Letters of Lieutenant William F. Baugh, Company G, 61st Virginia Infantry, 1861-1865
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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Cain, Roy N.
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001509973
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Photocopies.
Type of unit
v. (120 p.)

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