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Lyman B. Bliss letter

Label
Lyman B. Bliss letter, 1862 July 16
Title
Lyman B. Bliss letter
Inclusive dates
1862 July 16
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 16 July 1862, from Lyman B. Bliss (b. ca. 1843) of the 19th Massachusetts Infantry to his sister-in-law Sylvia C. Bliss (1824-1901) of East Woodstock, Connecticut, commenting on the regiment's fight at White Oak Swamp during the Seven Days' battles. Bliss comments that he was not at the fight because of his health, which he elaborates on. He also mentions his brother Samuel (ca. 1827-1863)
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Biographical or historical data
Born about 1843, Lyman B. Bliss enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 28 July 1861. He later served in Company C of the same regiment. Bliss later transferred to the 3rd Veteran Reserve Corps.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Lyman B. Bliss letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
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There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001662342
Type of unit
p.

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