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Rufus F. White letter

Label
Rufus F. White letter, 1863 Feb. 17
Title
Rufus F. White letter
Inclusive dates
1863 Feb. 17
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 17 February 1863, from Rufus F. White (1840-1918), while he was serving with the 48th North Carolina Infantry at Huguenot Springs, Powhatan County, Virginia, to Elizabeth White (b. ca. 1806) and Margaret A. White (b. ca. 1839). Subjects include his health and convalescence at a military hospital in Culpeper County, measles, contracting bronchitis, his transfer to another hospital, and his slow recovery. He also asks them to write, inquires about people back home, and mentions the lack of furloughs for his unit. A transcription of the letter is included
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Rufus F. White was born on 7 August 1840. He enlisted on 1 August 1862 in Iredell County, North Carolina, and was mustered into the 48th North Carolina Infantry. White died on 12 June 1918.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Rufus F. White letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001584268
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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