The Resource Letters

Letters

Label
Letters, 1862-1863
Title
Letters
Inclusive dates
1862-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1862-1863, from Alexander Bowman Chandler (b. 1831) of Company E, 1st Vermont Cavalry to his family and friends in Vermont. Chandler discusses the daily activities of the regiment while on duty in northern Virginia, including skirmishes around Warrenton, Virginia. Chandler also comments on lumber and farming business in Vermont
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Born 14 July 1831 in Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont, Alexander Bowman Chandler elisted as a sergeant in the 1st Vermont Cavalry during the Civil War. He was promoted to lieutenant, then captain. After the war, Chandler married Ellen Matilda Miller 11 July 1866.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
37
Immediate source of acquisition
Symmachus Trading Company
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000488329
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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