The Resource Russell F. Wright letters

Russell F. Wright letters

Label
Russell F. Wright letters, 1863-1864
Title
Russell F. Wright letters
Inclusive dates
1863-1864
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1863-1864, of Russell F. Wright (ca. 1834-1864) of Company K, 148th New York Infantry, to Euphemia O. Gillet of Ontario and Broome Counties, New York, detailing camp life and campaigning in and around Norfolk, Yorktown, and Richmond, Virginia, as well the battle of Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg, Virginia. Wright asks about Euphemia's health and comments on her brother Charlie serving in the same company. A couple of letters have coded messages
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Action
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Russell F. Wright was born about 1834 in Ontario County, New York. He enlisted in Company K, 148th New York Infantry. Wright was killed 27 October 1864 at Fair Oaks, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Russell F. Wright letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
36
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001642966
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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