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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1862 May 12
Inclusive dates
1862 May 12
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 12 May 1862, from Frederick E. Ranger, Company F, 22 New York Infantry, in camp in Stafford County, Virginia, to his wife in Warren County, New York, discussing camp life, his new tent, a near fight against Confederate troops, the capture of Norfolk, Virginia, by Union troops, and the the burning of the Merrimac (C.S.S. Virginia) by Confederate forces, as well as personal and social news
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Biographical or historical data
Frederick E. Ranger was born about 1833 in Warren County, New York. During the Civil War, he enlisted in Company F, 22nd New York Infantry as a second lieutenant 7 May 1861. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant 18 August 1862, effective 11 October 1862. Ranger was promoted to captain 5 November 1862, effective 7 January 1863. Ranger was mustered out of the army 19 June 1863. After the Civil War, Ranger was a lawyer and a justice in Warren County. He and his wife Agnes had four children.
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Vi
Form designation
Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001537134
Type of unit
p.

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