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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1864 Sept. 14
Inclusive dates
1864 Sept. 14
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 14 September 1864, written by Charles Van Vort (b. 1845) to his uncle while he was serving with the 128th New York Infantry near Berryville, Virginia. Van Vort provides an excerpt from his diary concerning his unit's skirmishes, picket duty, and the construction of breastworks
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Charles Van Vort enlisted on 23 April 1861 at Fishkill, New York, and was mustered into the 18th New York Infantry. He served two years with his company and was mustered out in Albany on 28 May 1863. On 26 December 1863, in Binghamton, New York, Van Vort enlisted again and was mustered into the 128th New York Infantry. He was taken prisoner at Cedar Creek, Virginia on 19 October 1864, and was later paroled. Following the war, he lived in Fishkill, where he was employed as a cigar maker.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001529799
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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